Vegan Brownie

Vegan Brownie
Serve with fresh raspberries

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these deliciously rich, gooey vegan brownies.

Recipe Author:

Ruby De Grut


  • 2 cups chopped dates
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 cups boiling water
  • 200g diced vegan butter
  • 4 Tbsp oil
  • 2 cups caster sugar
  • 1 cup cocoa, sifted
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 250-300g of dark ghana chocolate
  • Vanilla bean/essence
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  1. Preheat oven to 160°C and line baking tin with baking paper.
  2. Put dates in bowl with baking soda/boiling water. Stir to combine, adding the fine chunks of butter and stirring until melted. Let sit for 10mins.
  3. Put in the microwave for two bursts of 20/30 seconds.
  4. Use potato masher to mash dates until creamy.
  5. Stir in the oil and vanilla until well combined.
  6. Stir in the sugar, then add cocoa, flour, baking powder and stir until smooth.
  7. Add the chocolate chip chunks, stir.
  8. Smooth into baking tray and pop some chunks of chocolate on top.
  9. Cook in the oven for approximately 50mins - or until the sides come away.
  10. Cool well before cutting so it isnt as gooey.
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