Fudgy brownies with pecans

These fudgy, gluten-free brownies are the perfect giveaways.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 20 min. preparation time, 25 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 298 / Protein 5g / Carbohydr. 26g / Fat 19g

Ingredients (15 servings)

200 gbittersweet chocolate
200 gbutter
250 gsugar
2 tbspalmonds (ground)
100 gpecans


small pot, rubber spatula (optional), large heat-proof bowl, whisk, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife, baking dish (approx. 23cm x 23cm)

Wine Tip

Riesling, Beerenauslese, 2011
Only the best Riesling grapes provide this sweet taste sensation. The wine bewitches with its fruity vitality and is the perfect accompaniment to full-flavored desserts. When chilled between 11 – 13°C/54°F the aromas unfold at their best.

Step 1

Fudgy brownies with pecans

Preheat the oven to 190°C/ 375°F. Cut the chocolate and butter into small pieces and slowly melt in a double boiler (water bath) with the sugar.

small pot, oven, large heat-proof bowl, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife

200 g bittersweet chocolate / 200 g butter / 250 g sugar

Step 2

Fudgy brownies with pecans

Remove the liquid mixture from the double boiler, add eggs and ground almonds and mix well with a whisk.


5 eggs / 2 tbsp almonds

Step 3

Fudgy brownies with pecans

Roughly chop pecans, add to the chocolate mixture and fold evenly.

rubber spatula (optional)

100 g pecans

Step 4

Fudgy brownies with pecans

Pour the mixture into a greased (if necessary) baking dish and bake in a preheated oven at 190°C/ 375°F for approx. 25 – 30 min. Leave to cool for approx. 2 – 3 hours before serving, if desired. This will intensify the chocolate flavor.

baking dish, oven