These sugar free brownies will make all your brownie dreams come true (1.4 net carbs)

I have not made brownies in YEARS, but something got me super stoked to make them a few weeks ago and OMG, these sugar free brownies are maybe some of the best brownies I’ve ever tasted.  I know that’s a lot of bragging on my own recipe, but really, they are delicious.

WHY ARE THEY THE BEST?

If you eat sugar free, grain free desserts, you know that its sometimes hard to completely replicate the naughty versions.  You may get the texture right, you may get the flavor right, but it’s really (really) difficult to get both flavor and texture right at the same time.

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These sugar free brownies have beaten the odds and in my husband’s words taste “exactly like a real brownie”. Well, I mean, they are “real” brownies, they just don’t have all the junk that makes ya’ feel yuck.

WHAT’S THE SECRET?

I have no clue.  I wish I had some crazy secret that made these brownies as awesome as they are, but the truth is, I just kinda came up with the recipe in my mind and crossed my fingers in hopes they wouldn’t taste atrocious.

Traditional brownies typically include butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla, cocoa powder, baking powder and a little salt.  I switched this sugar free brownie recipe up, by adding a 1/4 cup of avocado oil (for moisture and healthy fats) and some brown sugar substitute (for added depth and moisture).  Other than that, I switched out regular flour for almond flour and…like I said….crossed my fingers and hoped for the best.

I BAKE WITH SALTED BUTTER

The other trick I use when baking is that I always (ALWAYS) use salted butter.  And, most of the time, this is just the right amount of salt needed to balance against the sweetness, meaning I don’t need to add any more.

Some recipes call for a bit more, but I find baking with salted butter the best method for my recipes.  I choose grass-fed butter because it’s filled with heart-healthy nutrients and I like to keep my recipes on the healthy side (especially desserts!).

ONLY 1.4 NET CARBS!!

Best part about these sugar free brownies is that one (filling) serving is only 1.4 net carbs.  You could technically eat the entire pan and still be under your net carb count for the day (if eating Keto).

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I’m not condoning eating the entire pan – but, I mean we’ve all had those days.  At least these ones won’t kick you out of ketosis 🙂  But seriously….just eat a serving.  It’s all you need!

I LIKE A SQUARE BROWNIE PAN

I’ve made brownies in rectangular pans before, but I prefer a square baking dish because I like the size of the brownies once cut.  A square baking dish will get you exactly 9 good size brownies, and with all the healthy fats in this recipe, you will absolutely be full on just one serving.  Here are a few of my other baking must haves:

Baking Must Haves

8×8 Baking Dish
Spatula
Stainless Mixing Bowls
Sugar Free Sprinkles
Almond Flour
Swerve Erythritol
Decorating Kit
Donut Tins
Cooling Rack
Muffin Tins
Baking Sheets
Kitchenaid Emersion Blender
Kitchenaid Hand Mixer
Cookie Scoop
Pastry Cutter
Silicone Baking Cups
Thrive Market

SUGAR FREE BROWNIES RECIPE

If you’re ready for all your brownie eating dreams to come true, you can grab this sugar free brownie recipe below.  They are easy and perfect for the entire family (my daughter is in love with these things and I love that they have ZERO sugar!).

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Sugar Free Brownies
These sugar free brownies are easy, fudgy and melt in your mouth delish. Great for anyone eating a low carb or keto diet and perfect after school snack for the kiddos!
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray an 8" x 8" baking dish with coconut oil cooking spray (make sure you get all the sides!). You can also line the baking dish with parchment paper although this may affect your baking time.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the almond flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, sugar sub and brown sugar sub. Don't worry if the brown sugar sub is a little lumpy. Just try to break up the lumps as best you can.
  3. In a separate medium-size bowl, whisk the eggs and add the vanilla, butter (at room temp) and avocado oil (if you need to melt the butter, just stick it in the microwave at 15-second increments until its soft, but not completely melted). Mix well.
  4. Make a well in the dry ingredients (push all the dry ingredients to the sides until you see the bottom of the bowl in the center of the "well") and pour the wet ingredients in the center of the well.
  5. Mix the wet and dry ingredients together (batter will be wet and not doughy).
  6. Pour the batter into the greased baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick inserted comes "clean" and brownies no longer "jiggle". Let cool and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

SERVING SIZE: 1 brownie (makes 9 brownies)

MACROS: 208 calories | 21 g fat | 3.5 g protein | 1.4 net carbs

Nutritional Info Disclaimer:  I am not a medical or nutritional professional.  I provide nutritional information for my recipes as a courtesy based upon the ingredients I'm using.  I encourage you to find a nutritional calculator you like best and calculate individual nutrition info based upon the ingredients you are using.  All carb counts are based upon total carbs unless otherwise noted.

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