Gluten-free chocoholics rejoice! There are more gluten-free mixes of the sinfully rich, fudgy, chocolatey desserts that are brownies on the market than ever before. In fact, I counted twelve gluten-free brownie mixes in the latest edition of the grocery guide. Gluten-free baking mixes come in handy on those days when you really need a chocolate fix, but don’t have time to pull all of your gluten-free baking ingredients down from the shelves, so we’ve rounded up some of the top brands of gluten-free baking mixes.
• King Arthur’s line of GF baking mixes includes a Gluten-Free Brownie Mix. Blogger Tiffany reviewed this gluten-free brownie mix and found the resulting brownies to be “rich, moist, and chewy.”
• Major baker’s brand Betty Crocker now offers a Gluten-Free Brownie Mix made in a dedicated facility.
• Cherrybrook Kitchen sells a Gluten-Free Fudge Brownie Mix that is also peanut-free, dairy-free, and egg-free.
• Gluten-Free Pantry makes a Gluten-Free Chocolate Truffle Brownie Mix which looks absolutely decadent.
• Authentic Foods offers a Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Brownie Mix. Simply add egg, vegetable oil, melted butter, and water to the mix and bake.
• Bob’s Red Mill also makes a gluten-free brownie mix that uses Ghirardelli cocoa for a rich chocolate flavor.
For those of you who find baking therapeutic and who wish to bake gluten-free brownies from scratch, here are a few recipes to test out:
• Emeril Lagasse kicks it up a notch with this recipe for gluten-free brownies for that get their moisture from applesauce and mashed banana.
• Gluten Free Goddess has a recipe for gluten-free Double Chocolate Brownies that look dense and decadent.
• For fudgy brownies filled with almonds, try this recipe for Ghirardelli Fudgy Gluten-Free Brownies from Allrecipes.com.
Brownies are especially awesome because their chocolate flavor can be embellished by mixing in or topping them with almost anything sweet and gluten-free: caramel, frosting, sprinkles, powdered sugar, nuts, peanut butter, coffee powder, peppermint patties, or candy canes among other things. Or, simply top with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce for a classic hot fudge sundae.
What is your favorite gluten-free brownie mix or gluten-free brownie recipe?