Best Brownies
Recipe type: Dessert
  • ¾ cup Earth Balance Buttery Sticks (or butter)
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3-4 eggs (4 makes them a little more cake like)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • ½ cup rice flour
  • ½ cup potato starch
  • ⅓ cup tapioca starch
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (I used a dairy free brand)
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
  2. Grease and rice flour a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  3. In a large sauce pan, stir the butter and cocoa over low heat until melted.
  4. Remove from heat and, using a wooden spoon or stiff spatula, add the sugars. Stir in the vanilla.
  5. Add the eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.
  6. In a separate bowl, combine the rice flour, potato starch, tapioca starch, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and xanthan gum.
  7. Add this to the sauce pan and stir until all the flour is moistened.
  8. Stir in half the chocolate chips.
  9. Spread the batter into the pan.
  10. Sprinkle the rest of the chocolate chips on top.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  12. Cool. These brownies cut best with a plastic knife.
Recipe by Gluten-Free Homemaker at