I have a confession: I like vanilla more than chocolate.
I know, I’m one of those rare unicorns, because my friends and boyfriend constantly remind me how superior chocolate is over vanilla.
I get it, chocolate is delicious. I really, really like it. But I’d take a vanilla cake with vanilla frosting over chocolate any day.
Except for today. Because I made some seriously delicious brownies.
And they’re paleo brownies, to boot.
I’m not a fan of most brownie recipes because they just taste like boring old chocolate cake to me. “Why would I eat this, when I could be eating vanilla cake?” I wonder. But gooey, dense, dark chocolate brownies are a different ballpark. These are definitely more dense than the average brownie, and that’s exactly why I like them. It’s almost a cross between fudge and brownie, and I am really into that combo.
Plus, like all of my recipes, these are free of wheat, grains, and sugar. You can even make it dairy-free by using ghee instead of butter (I’m sure lard or palm shortening would work as well).
The best Fudgy Paleo Brownies
- Preheat oven to 350.
- In a blender or food processor, puree all of the ingredients except for the chocolate chips (I like to keep them whole).
- Transfer to a large bowl and mix in the chocolate chips.
- Bake in a 9×9 baking pan for about 45 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
- Top with my paleo caramel sauce!