19 November 2012

Mint Brownie Recipe- Allergen Friendly/Gluten Free

Working with commercial kitchens, often requires I do NOT provide "free recipes" as they are often private labeled, so we rarely get to share them publicly. 

I was inspired by a young lady I met at a FARE conference in 2012.  She hasn't had birthday cake since being diagnosed with almost all top 8 food allergens. While this is no substitute for birthday cake, it might be one item she could enjoy, as a sweet treat.   

This brownie recipe is dairy free, nut free, peanut free, can be egg free, wheat free, sesame free, soy free, fish free, corn free, shellfish free- Thereby making it a delicious TOP 10 Allergy free treat. It also happens to be Vegan and Gluten Free. 




1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
1/4 teaspoon Gluten Free Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 Cup Firmly packed Brown Sugar
2 Eggs (or substitute with 1/3 cup warm water and 2 tbsp of ground flax)
3/4 stick of Soy FreeEarth Balance Non-Dariy Butter Stick (red package)
1 tablespoon Olive Oil
2 tablespoons of Chatfield's Carob Powder
2 teaspoons of Peppermint Extract
3/4 cup of Enjoy Life 1228 Enjoy Life Mega Chocolate Chunk Baking - 12x10 OZ

***It is very important that you read the labels- with Pamela's- only the Bread Mix (NOT THE PANCAKE mix) is nut and dairy free. 


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a nonstick olive oil- that is allergen friendly or approved into a 9" square baking pan
  3. Combine the Egg or Flax mix, peppermint, olive oil and "butter" into a large bowl
  4. Combine the flour blend, baking soda, salt, baking powder into a separate bowl
  5. Add the brown sugar to the egg, peppermint, olive oil, and "butter" bowl- and mix until the texture is consistent
  6. Add the other bowl of ingredients into the above mixture (it will have a gum like texture- this is perfectly normal when making gluten free batters)
  7. Stir in the Enjoy Life Mega Chunks
  8. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 25 minutes (See notes below)

*Test the brownies with a wooden toothpick at the 22 minute mark. You may need to add 2 minutes of additional baking time to 25 minutes. It takes longer to bake gluten free items 
Allow the brownies to cool before cutting. 
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