People often assume that going vegan means that you have to sacrifice taste. That's not always the case. It just means that you have to make more conscious decisions. Fortunately, there is a variety of tasty options in the market for vegans with a sweet tooth and this recipe for vegan chocolate brownies does an amazing job of satisfying both your need for vegan chocolate sweets and your life decision. This recipe for vegan brownies is guaranteed to deliver moist and gooey treats. It takes very simple ingredients that won’t get you searching the supermarket aisles for hours. Additionally, you can add chunks of high quality vegan chocolate bars, like Sulpice, to add a sophisticated flair to this classic dessert.
Vegan Chocolate Brownies
2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
½ cup raw sugar (raw sugar ensure the batch is vegan)
3-4 tbsp maple syrup (for a sweeter batch)
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup water or for a creamier batch, 1 cup soy milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 shots of espresso
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2. Stir together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Pour in water or soy milk, vegetable oil, vanilla extract, and espresso. Mix until blended.
3. Spread evenly in a 9x13 baking pan.
4. Bake for 15-20 minutes for ultra gooey brownies and 25-30 minutes for more crumbly ones or until the top is no longer shiny. Let cool for 10 minutes before cutting.