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Easy Healthy Gluten-Free Vegan Coffee Brownie

Easy Healthy Gluten-Free Vegan Coffee Brownie

Elena
These vegan coffee brownies are a unique twist on the traditional brownie, using way healthier ingredients. They're gooey, and the recipe requers only one bowl and they simply taste amazing!.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 305 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup/120g almond butter or nut butter of choice. For a bit free version, I used sunflower seed butter
  • 2/3 cup/167g pumpkin puree or applesauce/mashed banana
  • 2 flax eggs 2 tablespoons of flaxseed mixed with 4 tablespoons of water
  • 1/2 cup/100g coconut sugar cane sugar or light brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup/85g of oat flour or almond flour see notes* use GF oats if needed!
  • 1/4 cup/25g cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons espresso powder or instant coffee powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup/80g dairy-free chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup/25g chopped walnuts/pecans to top optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F/180C. Line an 8 x 8 baking pan with parchment and set aside.
  • Beat together the cashew butter, pumpkin, sugar, and flax eggs.
  • Once combined, add the dry ingredients (minus the chocolate chips and optional toppings). Beat until a thick(ish) dough forms. Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Transfer batter to the prepared baking pan and use your hands to press it into the pan. Sprinkle with the and walnuts/pecans and press them into the dough (this will make them stick). Bake on the center rack for 22 - 25 minutes.
  • Let the brownies cool in the pan completely before cutting into squares.

Notes

Store remaining brownies in the refrigerator, covered so they don't dry out, for up to a week.
*To make oat flour, simply blend oats in a blender or a food processor!

Nutrition

Calories: 305kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 8gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 6gSodium: 81mgPotassium: 210mgFiber: 4gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 1192IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 60mgIron: 4mg
Keyword brownie, coffee, glutenfree, healthy, vegan
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