At Jung Suwon, we have many different programs for young people, and Great Grandmaster Tae Yun Kim has given the opportunity to some Jung Suwon warriors, if they so desire, to help build a training course. Think Army, or Marine, training courses! This has been very rewarding, and loads of fun! There was a lot of heavy physical activity involved, like digging holes, making cement, hauling lumber, and things like that. It really means a lot to these Jung Suwon warriors to help build “their” training area! As Great Grandmaster Tae Yun Kim puts it, they are putting their energy into it, and it will be truly “theirs.”
Of course, Jung Suwon warriors get hungry and deserve treats! It was hot, and ice cream was in order. But just plain ice cream? That’s difficult to serve “out there.” Ice cream sandwiches are neat and easy to transport little packages!
I had just bought a bunch of coconut flour because Great Grandmaster Tae Yun Kim had asked me to check it out, since it seems to be a very healthy type of flour. But I had no clue yet as to how to use it. I had learned from Shirley at Gluten Free Easily that it absorbs a lot more liquids than other flours.
The recipe on the back of the package seemed ideal. “Allison’s wheat Free Brownies.”
Here is the recipe, straight from the bag:
Here is the front of the bag, if you would like to get the same brand, but I am sure any brand will work:
I made them almost exactly as per recipe, except instead of butter I used coconut oil, and for sugar I used coconut palm sugar, and I left out the chocolate chips.
Here is how they looked as just plain brownies (for those that couldn’t tolerate dairy):
They tasted really really good already, even without the ice cream!
I cut the remaining pieces horizontally….
and filled them with Ben and Jerry’s vanilla ice cream:
put a generous layer of ice cream on the bottom brownie half, and top with the other, wrap and freeze. It only took about an hour to freeze these beauties.
Needless to say, all this goodness was gobbled up in no time at all!
For those of us that aren’t familiar with coconut flour yet, one word of caution:
mix the brownie batter together just before you put it in the oven – if you have to let it sit (like I did on my first batch) – the batter turned to cement! Appearently the coconut flour is a moisture hog and will absorb every last drop, unless you can get it in the oven and bake it before it has a chance to do that!