Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies featuring Aquafaba

Not all brownies are created equal.  Some are cake-like, others are thick and fudgey, still others are ooey, gooey chocolatey squares of molten chocolate.  Which ever camp you fall into we can all agree (hopefully) that brownies basically rock!

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Gluten Free & Egg Free Brownies (Using Aquafaba)

A few months ago I stumbled upon a recipe using aquafaba as an egg replacement.  I was intrigued as to what aquafaba actually was.  With a little investigation I discovered that aquafaba refers to the water found in a can of garbanzo beans.

My intrigue quickly turned to nausea.

I tucked the idea of using aquafaba far away…until this week.

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Gluten Free Brownie Bite Truffles

Chocolate.  It is both a blessing and a curse and my ultimate weakness.  My Achilles heal.  My kryptonite.  You can have your potato chips, your coffee, your burgers, fries, bagels, and cheese.  Chocolate is my thing.  I’ve become a bit of a chocolate snob.  I’m rather fond of Ghirardelli’s milk and dark chocolate chips for baking.  Godiva makes some down right decadent truffles.  But if I want to savor a delicious piece of chocolate, Scharffen Berger’s Milk Chocolate bar is my choice.  It is smooth and luscious and down right delicious.   I don’t make a habit of keeping chocolate in my house for the reasons listed above. However, I do love experimenting with chocolate when I bake.

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