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Virtually Outrageous Brownies
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
1 hr

These brownies are cake-like, fudgy and very rich.  

Course: Chocolate, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, Gluten free
Yield: 24 brownies
Calories: 276 kcal
Author: Connie @ Flavor Walk
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 14 ounces plus 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup plus 1/8 cup gluten-free flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Butter and flour a 9 x 13 baking pan.

  3. Melt together the butter, 2 cups chocolate chips, and the unsweetened chocolate in a medium bowl over simmering water.  Remove bowl from water and allow to cool slightly.

  4. In a large bowl, stir together the eggs, vanilla, and sugar.  

  5. Stir the warm chocolate mixture into the egg mixture and allow to cool to room temperature.

  6. In a medium bowl, stir together 1 cup of gluten-free flour, baking powder, and salt.

  7. Add the flour mixture to the cooled chocolate mixture.

  8. Toss the walnuts and 6 ounces of chocolate chips in a medium bowl with 1/8 cup of gluten-free flour, then add them to the chocolate batter.

  9. Spread the chocolate batter in the prepared baking pan.

  10. Bake for 30 - 35 minutes, until a wooden pick comes out clean.  Do not over bake.

  11. Allow to cool completely, refrigerate, and cut into squares.


Refrigerating the brownies, brings out the flavor.


Recipe slightly adapted from Ina Garten's Outrageous Brownies

Nutrition Facts
Virtually Outrageous Brownies
Amount Per Serving (1 brownie)
Calories 276 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 119mg 5%
Potassium 123mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 19g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 6.1%
Vitamin C 0.2%
Calcium 6.1%
Iron 7.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.