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Five Ingredient Mexican Chocolate Brownie For One

A lot sweet with a little heat these delicious gluten free mexican chocolate fudge brownies only require a few ingredients and are perfect for Cinco de Mayo!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1 serving


  • cup butter melted
  • cup granulated sugar
  • cup flour (see notes for substitutions)
  • cup cocoa powder
  • 1 pinch chili powder


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 6 oz ramekin and set aside. 
    Stir together ingredients in a bowl just until combined. Pour the brownie mixture into the ramekin. 
    Bake for 15-18 minutes for gooey brownies or 20-22 minutes for cake like brownies. Remove from oven and allow brownies to cool. Sprinkle with additional small pinch of chili powder if desired for decorating. 



  • Flour: You can substitute unbleached all purpose flour or keto flour for the gluten free flour used in this recipe.
  • Sugar: You are welcome to substitute for calorie free sugar as long as it can be substituted equally for granulated sugar.
  • Chili: The chili in this recipe can be omitted if you would like but we enjoy that little bit of warmth and heat at the end of every bite.
  • Butter: You can substitute dairy free butter for the butter in this recipe
  • Egg: These can be made egg free by using egg replacer or a flax egg
Keyword chocolate, gluten free, keto