Recipe: Sprouted Flour Brownies

There are lots of flour options with this scrumptious brownie recipe. Use rye flour for chewy brownies or wheat & spelt flour for cake-like brownies. Try brown rice flour for a great gluten-free alternative.


  • 3 cups sprouted flour
  • 2 cups buttermilk, yogurt, or milk kefir
  • 12 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla
  • 1 Tbsp. chocolate extract (optional, but enhances taste)
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • Crispy pecans or walnuts, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease and flour a 9” x 13” baking dish.
  3. Mix flour and buttermilk into a dough and set aside.
  4. Cream softened butter and sugar in a large bowl. Add eggs, vanilla and chocolate extract. Blend well.
  5. Add baking powder, salt and cocoa powder and mix well.
  6. Pull flour mixture into small pieces and add to bowl. Blend well. Spoon batter into prepared baking dish.
  7. Bake about 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.