Fudgy Keto Brownies

4.67 from 3 votes

Sharing a fantastic Keto Brownie recipe today! My homemade Fudgy Keto Brownies are easy to make and perfect for those cutting carbs and sugar from their diets! Keto diet or not, these are a delicious homemade brownie!

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Keto Brownies

The last month or so, I’ve been playing around with low carb recipes and this keto friendly brownie turned out so great! With a few new ingredients from your local health food store, you can make a batch yourself! So fudgy, so good with much less guilt!

Be sure to try my Low Carb Pizza Bowl too! Follow Picky Palate on Instagram for daily recipe inspiration.

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Keto Friendly Brownie Ingredients

*See bottom of post for entire recipe in recipe card.

  • Fine Almond Flour
  • unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Lakanto Monkfruit Sweetener with Erythritol, Classic and Golden
  • baking powder
  • kosher salt
  • large eggs
  • pure vanilla extract
  • coconut oil
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 85% dark chocolate chunks (optional)

What Is A Keto Diet Anyway?

In short, the keto diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet. It lowers blood sugar and insulin levels, and shifts the body’s metabolism away from carbs and towards fat and ketones. A ketogenic diet may provide many health benefits, especially with metabolic, neurological or insulin-related diseases.

There are a number of different types of keto diets, do your research and be sure to talk with your doctor before starting any new diet.

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Look For These Sugar Replacements

When baking low carb and keto recipes, you’re going to want to look for a sugar substitute. I’ve found that the Lakanto Monkfruit Sweetener is fantastic. I found both the classic and golden at my local Sprouts. You can also order Lakanto products online.

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In place of all-purpose flour, I used super fine almond flour by Bob’s Red Mill. I also found this at my local Sprouts.

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How To Make Fudgy Keto Brownies

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line an 8×8 inch baking dish with parchment paper.

In a large mixing bowl, add the almond flour, cocoa powder, both sugar substitutes, baking powder and salt. Stir until well combined then add eggs, vanilla, coconut oil, and olive oil. Stir just until batter is combined then transfer to baking dish. Using a spoon that’s been coated in coconut oil, press evenly into pan. Top with dark chocolate chunks if desired. Bake for 20 minutes, remove from oven and let cool completely. Cut into squares and serve.

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Once your dry ingredients have been combined in the mixing bowl, add the wet ingredients, stirring until batter forms. Transfer batter to prepared baking dish, top with dark chocolate chunks if desired and bake for 20 minutes.

Tip: To press brownie batter into pan, use a spoon that’s been coated in melted coconut oil to spread evenly. Helps with sticking.

 

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Remove hot brownies from oven and let cool completely. Tip: Use a plastic knife to cut brownies into squares, helps from brownies sticking to knife.

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These keto brownies do NOT disappoint. Try refrigerating too.

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How To Serve Low Carb Brownies

Serve brownies in squares room temperature, warmed slightly in the microwave or chilled. Try topping with a keto friendly vanilla ice cream too.

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How To Store Keto Brownies

Store any leftover brownies in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to 3 days.

keto brownies
4.67 from 3 votes

Fudgy Keto Brownies

These low carb, keto friendly brownies are easy to prepare and taste amazing! You won't be sorry investing in the baking products for these fudgy brownies!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 22 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Servings: 16
Calories: 114kcal
Author: Jenny
Cost: $30
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Equipment

  • Oven
  • Bowl
  • parchment paper
  • 8 x 8 baking dish

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fine Almond Flour I use Bob's Red Mill
  • 1/2 cup Dark unsweetened Cocoa Powder I used Hershey's Special Dark
  • 1/3 cup Lakanto Monkfruit Sweetener Golden
  • 1/3 cup Lakanto Monkfruit Sweetener Classic
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup 85% Dark Chocolate Chunks optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line an 8x8 inch baking dish with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the almond flour, cocoa powder, both sugar substitutes, baking powder and salt. Stir until well combined then add eggs, coconut oil, and olive oil. Stir just until batter is combined then transfer to baking dish. Using a spoon that's been coated in coconut oil, press evenly into pan. Top with dark chocolate chunks if desired. Bake for 20 minutes, remove from oven and let cool completely. Cut into squares and serve.

Notes

To make Keto Brownies, you'll need to invest in some new baking products such as almond flour and Lakanto Monkfruit Sweeteners with erythritol. I purchased the golden which is in place for traditional brown sugar and the classic which replaces traditional granulated sugar. I found all of these products at Sprouts. Other health foods stores should carry them along with ordering on Amazon if needed.ย 

Nutrition

Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg
Keywords: healthy brownies, keto brownies, keto friendly brownies, low carb brownies

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15 Responses
  1. lauren Hobson

    5 stars
    These were very good but not really fudgy at all. more cake and crumbled but we all enjoyed them. Any ideas on why they were more dry?

  2. BossMade Baking

    Yes Brenda, you can take any nut you like and wash them. Then toast them for about 7 mins at 350 (watch close bc nuts turn quickly) lightly salt and food process them for about 7-10 sec.

  3. Greg

    4 stars
    I just made these and for the most part they were delicious. I don’t mind coconut but I don’t love ve it either. For me the coconut flavor was a bit strong so I’m going to have to figure out how to cut the coconut oil in half and figure out what to replace it with.

    1. BossMade Baking

      If you dont like the taste of coconut oil look for the neutral flavor ones. They sell organic cold pressed neutral flavor that way you wont taste it ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Jenny

      Hi Brenda, I haven’t experimented with another flour yet, so I can’t say how they’d turn out. I know some people use coconut flour, but I haven’t heard great things about it in keto cookies. I’ll report back if I experiment with another option.

  4. Cass

    Do you have to use two different types of sugar substitutes or can I just use the Swerve brand of “brown sugar” since I have that already at home.

  5. Diane

    I added up the carbphydrates per ingredient and found the total cake is around 200 carbs for the 8×8 dish. You state it is 5 carbs per serving with 16 servings per pan? How small is that serving?

    1. Jenny

      Hi Diane, I cut the brownies into 16 equal squares. 4 cuts each side of the pan ๐Ÿ™‚ Let me know if you have any other questions.

    1. Jenny

      I rounded up with the sugar substitutes and almond flour plus dark chocolate, however it will make numerous batches once you invest in them ๐Ÿ™‚ Hope you enjoy!

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