Fudgy Paleo German Chocolate Brownies
Fudgey German Chocolate Brownies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins

These Paleo German Chocolate Brownies are a fudgy, paleo brownie made with whole-food ingredients.  The flavors of cacao, coconut and pecans come together to make for a delicious, gluten-free treat!

Course: Dessert
Keyword: fudgy german chocolate brownies, german chocolate, paleo brownies, paleo german chocolate brownies
Servings: 16 brownies
For the brownies:
  • 1/2 cup ghee or butter melted
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup cassava flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
For the Icing:
  • 1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup ghee or butter
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped
  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8x8 baking pan.

  2. Combine the brownie ingredients together and mix until everything is well combined (you can use a blender if desired).  Pour the mixture in the baking pan and bake for 20-25 minutes, until the center of the brownies is set. 

  3. Make the icing.  Add the coconut milk, ghee, egg yolks and coconut sugar to a saucepan over low heat. Whisk constantly until the sauce begins to thicken.  

  4. Remove from heat and add in the vanilla and salt and whisk until combined.  Stir in the shredded coconut and pecans. Let cool for 5 minutes.

  5. Spread the icing over the top of the brownies.  Let the brownies cool before slicing.  Serve and enjoy!