Grain-Free To Die For Mint Brownies

mint-browniesThis amazing mint brownie recipe is kid-approved.   Its mint infused chocolatey goodness is melt-in-your-mouth.  I got my recipe inspiration here.  This is a grain-free version of the recipe.  For details on why I bake this way, go my post here.  Read all the amazing benefits of mint in this post.

Pat dry your freshly washed mint leaves.  Using low heat, slowly melt butter.  Remove from heat and mash mint leaves with potato masher.

mashing-mint

Mint will be dark and limp, as pictured.  Place lid on pot, and let leaves infuse for 20 minutes.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Prep 9×13 pan with parchment paper. 

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Place strainer over large bowl, and strain butter.  Whisk sugar, salt, and vanilla into butter.

mixing-sugar-etc-mint-browniesBeat in eggs one at a time.

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Using a large spoon, mix in flours and cocoa.

brownie-batter-bowl-mint-browniesPour into prepared pan.

brownie-batter-pan-mint-browniesThe original recipe says to bake for 35-40 minutes, but my toothpick didn’t come out clean until it had baked an hour and 5 minutes.

baked-mint-browniesCool on wire wrack for 15 minutes, then lift out of pan using the parchment paper.  I had to enlist my son for an extra set of hands.

Mint Brownies

1 1/2 cups unsalted butter (3 sticks)

1 oz. fresh mint leaves

3 1/2 cups granulated sugar

1 1/2 t. vanilla

1/2 t. salt

6 eggs

2 c. unsweetened cocoa

1/4 c. +1 T. almond flour

3 1/2 T. tapioca flour

1 1/2 T. coconut flour

Pat dry freshly washed mint leaves.  Using low heat, slowly melt butter.  Remove from heat and mash mint leaves with potato masher.

Mint will be dark and limp. Place lid on pot, and let leaves infuse for 20 minutes.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Prep 9×13 pan with parchment paper. 

Place strainer over large bowl, and strain butter.  Whisk sugar, salt, and vanilla into butter.  Beat in eggs one at a time.  Using a large spoon, mix in flours and cocoa.  

Pour into prepared pan. Bake until toothpick comes out clean.  Cool on wire wrack for 15 minutes.

Close your eyes and enjoy that hint of mint!

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