Aug 22, 2011

Yummy Monday: Chocolate Lover's Brownies (vegan)

Here's a really special treat: Delicious chocolate brownies with walnuts and chocolate chips. These are really yummy, and not too long to whip up. And yes! They are vegan too, but you wouldn't be able to tell unless someone told you! :) You must try them! From Party Vegan.

Chocolate Lover's Brownies

yummy brownies

1/2 cup applesauce
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup plain soy milk (or other non-dairy milk)
1/4 cup neutral veggie oil
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 vegan semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts (optional)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease an 8-inch square baking pan.

In a large bowl, combine the applesauce, maple syrup, soy milk, oil, and vanilla.

Whisk to combine.

mix wet


In a separate large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, and salt.

mix dry

Fold the dry ingredients into the wet mixture with a rubber spatula. Don't overmix. fold in the chocolate chips and walnuts, if using (why wouldn't you be?!).

add extras

Scrape the batter into the pan and spread it evenly. It will be really thick; don't worry.

spread in dish

Bake for 35 minutes. While it's baking, take a minute to lick the spatula and bowl - not optional. And there's no egg, so no worry about that raw egg stuff. Oh, and I tried to take a picture of me licking the spatula, but there is no way to take a good picture of yourself licking a spatula. Trust me. So this is what you get instead:

lick spatula

Cool for 30 minutes in the pan on a wire rack before cutting. If not serving right away, cover tightly and store at room temperature. These brownies taste best if eaten within a day or two (umm... I think I can handle that!).




Interested in sharing a vegetarian/vegan recipe? Shoot me an email - I'd love to feature you!

1 comment:

  1. WHAT?? Is this in the fridge? Did I miss something?? looks delicious! By the way, I really like the new look of your blog. It's very open and bright and inviting. You take great photos too. Well done momma lentil!


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