Grain-Free Fudgy Pumpkin Brownies

Satisfy your brownie cravings with these healthy, seasonal, intensely fudgy paleo pumpkin brownies with pumpkin butter frosting - grain-free and refined sugar-free.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Paleo Pumpkin Brownies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 16 16 brownies slices
Author Regina


For the grain-free brownies

  • 3.5 oz unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 1.5 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

For the frosting


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F (190 C). Line an 8x8-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Melt together unsweetened chocolate, coconut oil and honey either in the microwave or on the stove top. Stir until smooth and combined.
  3. Add pumpkin puree and egg and mix until incorporated. Whisk together almond flour and cinnamon in small separate bowl. Fold into the wet mixture.
  4. Spread batter into prepared baking pan and bake for about 30 minutes, then cool on the counter top.
  5. In the meantime combine the pumpkin almond butter with pumpkin puree and mix well to combine. Stir in spice and taste. Add sweetener, if desired, starting with 1 tablespoon. More to taste. Spread frosting over cooled brownies.
  6. Store in air-tight container in the fridge.