Cassava Brownies

Don't skip dessert when you're following a Paleo diet. Instead, make these Paleo brownies with cassava flour! They're completely Paleo-approved, and just as chocolatey and delicious as desserts baked with wheat flour.

Cassava Brownies
Photo: Brie Passano
Prep Time:
15 mins
Bake Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • ½ cup coconut oil

  • 3 ounce unsweetened chocolate, chopped

  • cup honey

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • ½ cup cassava (100% yuca root) flour

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan. In a 2-qt. saucepan heat oil, chocolate, and honey over medium-low until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in eggs and vanilla until combined. Stir in flour, baking soda, and salt until combined. Spoon into prepared pan.

  2. Bake 30 minutes or until set. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Use foil to lift uncut brownies from pan. Cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

161 Calories
10g Fat
17g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 161
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 67mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 60mg 1%
Folate, total 4.7mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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