In a medium bowl beat together sugar, eggs, butter,
and vanilla with an electric mixer for 1 minute or until well
In another bowl whisk together rice flour, cocoa powder and
salt. Add this to the egg mixture and stir in with a wooden
spoon, beating for 1 minute more.
Transfer to a buttered 8 x 8 glass baking dish and spread to
the edges. For 1000 watt microwave bake on 90% power for
6 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out
cleanly. (For lower wattage microwaves bake on High for 5 to
Set brownies aside to cool. Meanwhile melt chocolate chips.
Drizzle over brownies decoratively before slicing and serving.
Gluten-Free Flour Blend:
Combine 2 cups rice flour, 2/3 cup
potato starch, 1/3 cup tapioca flour and 1 teaspoon xanthan gum.
Store in container with tight-fitting lid; stir before using.