Buckwheat – heard about it? No, as you think it is no way related to wheat. In this blog, you not only learn to bake some scrumptious and Healthy Buckwheat brownie cookies. Also know what is it, what are the benefits and how tasty it is. Although Buckwheat does belong to wheat, but it can be used in place of wheat.
Buckwheat brownie cookies:
Buckwheat comes from Fagopyrum tataricum plant. It is one of the ancient grains which is not famous in Asia. After wheat became one of the vital ingredients of our food, the production of buckwheat gradually decreased. However, this gluten-free grain is much more healthy compared to wheat itself. If you want to know what is gluten and why is gluten-free healthy, click here. Most of the grocery shops have this and can be easily available. Coming to the taste of it, it tastes just like wheat, oats and other rich fiber grains.
The taste of buckwheat in baking can never be disappointing. Gluten free crackers and breads are usually made from buckwheat. You know the benefits of buckwheat but where is it usually used in baking? The major bakes and desserts such as pancakes, waffles and crepes are made of buckwheat. You didn’t know this. Did you?
Brownie cookies are the showstoppers. We have all had a secret crush on brownie cookies. Agree? What’s more fun when you can eat those brownies when it is absolutely healthy. Buckwheat brownie cookies are simple to bake and can easily put you into position where everyone appreciates you seamlessly. Unannounced neighbors came home for tea time? Let the tea accompany these buckwheat brownie cookies to make the tea time memorable. I can keep speaking about this amazing recipe. But, now it’s time for recipe!
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Healthy Buckwheat Brownie Cookies
- 100 g Dark Chocolate
- 55 g(1/4 cup) Unsalted Butter
- 100 g (1/4 + 1/3 cup) Brown Sugar
- 1 Egg
- 100 g (1/2 + 1/4 cup) Buckwheat Flour
- 1 + 1/2 tbsp Cocoa Powder
- 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
- Pinch of Salt
- 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
- Preheat the oven to 200 C for 10 minutes. Prepare a baking tray with parchment paper.
- Melt Chocolate and Butter over double boiler and let it cool a bit.
- Add in the Cocoa Powder and mix till no lumps.
- In another bowl, add in the egg and sugar.
- Using an electric beater, beat it for 5 minutes till its nice pale color.
- Then add in the chocolate mix and beat for 2 minutes.
- Now add in the flour, salt and baking powder.
- Beat it just till mixed.
- Scoop it using a table spoon on to the baking tray with atleast 2" space between each.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes until its done.
- Cookies usually harden as it cools, so once cooled store it in air tight container.
Try this out and let me know who liked it more at your home. Because, at my home everyone loves it!