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Gluten free hazelnut brownies

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

Gluten free hazelnut brownies


  • Preheat oven to 150* C (300* F) Fan.
  • Grease a 20x25 cm baking pan and set aside.
  • Chop the chocolate into small pieces and cut the butter into pieces.
  • Transfer to a glass bowl, cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 1 minute at 700 watts.
  • When ready, stir with a silicon spatula until completely combined.
  • If the chocolate does not melt completely, microwave again for 15 seconds at a time, at 700 watts.
  • In a food processor, beat the hazelnuts until finely ground.
  • To the bowl with the melted chocolate add the sugar, ground hazelnuts and brandy.
  • Whisk until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • In a mixer, beat the egg whites for 5 minutes on high speed with the whisk attachment until you create a stiff meringue.
  • When ready, use a spatula to transfer 1/3 of the meringue to the chocolate mixture and gently fold.
  • Then add the remaining meringue to the chocolate mixture in 2 batches, gently folding to incorporate but make sure not to over mix so that the mixture doesn’t lose its volume.
  • Transfer mixture to baking pan and bake for 45 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool on a wire rack.

For the butter cream frosting

  • Beat the butter and icing sugar in a mixer for 5 minutes using the paddle attachment.
  • Add the vanilla extract and milk. Beat for 5 minutes to create a nice frosting.
  • Transfer frosting to a pastry bag.
  • Cut the brownie into pieces, pipe the frosting over brownies, sprinkle with finely chopped chocolate couverture, and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
29 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
54 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
95 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
21 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
57 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
13 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
9 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
2 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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