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Gluten Free Brownie Skillet

I've always made my brownies from scratch ... I've never been a fan of brownie mixes. And I'm super particular about how I like my brownies, which I'm sure is not surprising to anyone. First thing, no nuts. EVER. And I like them super fudgey, so I always stick to the shorter baking times because dry brownies are dead to me. No thank you. And you can have alllll the corner pieces -- I want the center ones. You can bake these in a cast iron skillet or regular baking pan, either will work just fine. Just keep in mind if you go with the skillet that the brownies will continue to cook for a few minutes after removing from the oven, so figure that into your baking time. But personally I think there's nothing better than putting a giant brownie skillet with decadent toppings right in the center of the table for everyone to dig into. Maybe add some vanilla ice cream. Who needs plates??? *If you do choose the baking pan, make sure to really grease that pan and cool completely before removing and cutting. Keep in mind, these are not what I would call "healthy" whatsoever. But they definitely fall into the "cleaner" category of desserts, so let's just feel better about that. Hey, sometimes you need some decadent brownies for a special occasion and I'm happy to oblige!

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup of butter one stick
  • 1 cup of sugar I use raw sugar
  • 1 dash of vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of gluten free flour I use Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free 1:1 Baking Flour
  • 1/3 cup of organic unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • Toppings of choice I used melted dark chocolate and chopped peppermint bark

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease cast iron skillet or 9x9 inch pan (I always use melted coconut oil!)
  • Melt butter in saucepan or in microwave.
  • Mix melted butter with sugar and vanilla, then beat in eggs.
  • Add in dry ingredients and mix until fairly smooth.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • Let cool and then add toppings.
  • Eat your heart out!
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