The Best Gluten Free Ramekin Brownie (Guilt Free)

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When you get a chocolate craving, but you think you just *might* eat the whole pan of brownies, this personal ramekin brownie is the perfect solution for you.

BONUS! It’s grain & gluten free, dairy free, egg free and made with cocoa powder. And it’s absolutely delicious. Give it a try. You won’t be disappointed.

Valentine's Brownie for 2

This is a perfect date night brownie for your weekly date night or a special occasion…Valentine’s Day? Anniversary?

Make it fun by preparing it together, then enjoying it together.

ramekin single (or double) serve

This is similar to a mug brownie recipe, except I made it in a ramekin. It’s a single serving brownie (maybe two people if you’re willing to share the goodness).

I love chocolate. And I don’t discriminate about what form it’s in. Beverage (hot cocoa), brownie, cake, or other treats. I’ll eat any and all of it.

Especially when it’s made with healthy ingredients.

When it comes to the darkness of the chocolate, I say the darker the better. I like the dark, rich, bitter notes of the chocolate, and excess sugar takes some of that away.

Tools to make this Ramekin brownie

Real Ingredients, Rich Flavor

Made with real ingredients, this personal size brownie recipe is a winner.

this brownie is free of:

  • grain & gluten free
  • dairy free
  • refined sugar free
  • egg free
  • absolutely delicious.

And not only is it free of all that…

And It’s full of nutrient rich ingredients:

  • almond butter
  • almond flour
  • coconut oil
  • coconut milk (or almond milk)
  • cocoa powder or cacao powder (a less processed, more nutrient rich version of cocoa powder. For more info on the differences, read this article.)
  • and more…
Personal brownie in ramekin. With blackberries on top.

How to Make This Personal Sized Ramekin Brownie

Making this brownie is really very simple. Mix the dry ingredients, then the wet. Combine them into a ramekin and bake in the oven (or toaster oven) until the edges start to harden.

To ensure a moist middle (my favorite part), don’t over cook it.

brownie for one? or brownie for two?

I love this “personal” size, because usually when I want one of these brownies, I just want one (well, I want 10, but I know that won’t be a good thing).

So instead of trusting my self control around a whole pan of brownies, I can just make one ramekin for a single serving.

I used a ramekin that’s 4″ wide at the top rim. Really, it makes more than one brownie serving. It’s more like two servings. But I think it’s the perfect amount for a personal size brownie recipe. Enough to satisfy your craving (and then a few more bites a little bit later).

Here are a few more chocolate treats for you to consider:

Overhead view of personal brownie in ramekin

The Best Gluten Free Ramekin Brownie (Guilt Free)

Yield: 1 ramekin brownie
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

A guilt-free brownie for one or two people. So delicious with healthy ingredients.



  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 2 tsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 Tbs honey
  • 1 Tbs applesauce (unsweetened)
  • 2 tsp coconut milk (or almond milk)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  • 2 Tbs almond flour
  • 1.5 Tbs 100% cacao powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt, plus a pinch for sprinkling


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F)
  2. Grease your ramekin with coconut oil (I used a four inch diameter ramekin)
  3. Put the almond butter and coconut oil in a small microwave proof bowl, and heat until melted
  4. Mix with the rest of the wet ingredients in small bowl
  5. Mix dry ingredients in small bowl
  6. Combine the wet and dry ingredients and stir until combined
  7. Scoop batter into ramekin (or other 3-4" baking dish)
  8. Sprinkle with salt
  9. Cook for 10-15 minutes in oven. For a gooey brownie, cook until the top is just set (for me that was right at 14 minutes, but I checked it at 8, 10, and 12).
  10. Let cool (if you can resist) before eating.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 344Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 204mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 5gSugar: 12gProtein: 9g

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If you decide to make yourself this single serving brownie, let me know how it goes in the comments below.

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guilt free personal brownie close up and overhead view.
guilt free personal brownie pin
guilt free personal brownie pin

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    1. You and me both, Shelley! A whole pan recipe is in the works. I’ll let you know when it’s finished :). Thanks for stopping by!

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