When thinking about a favourite vegan dessert, it's good to know how to make a Vegan Chocolate Brownie. Brownies, have a great taste and a big following, popular across a broad spectrum of dessert lovers. If you want to impress this summer, do it with a luxurious, chocolate oozing, sensational tasting, vegan chocolate brownie recipe and knock it out of the park! Yes it's hot and it might be a bit sticky but a good dessert easily boxes those things off.
Grab the bull by the horns and Get your 'brownie' head on. Google it, search it or check your favourite recipe book. You may well have the ingredients in your cupboard already. If not there's always room for a bit of adventure. You could set a trend with your own unique vegan chocolate brownie recipe.
You know when you commit to that square, (usually) of chocolate indulgence, that it's going to be a sweet delicious treat. Imagine the satisfaction then, when the pleasure is yours because you know 'How to make a vegan chocolate brownie', and 'wahay', huge credit if its your own vegan chocolate brownie recipe to boot. You've seen the menu, given it the once over and made your choice. But what is a Brownie as it's sometimes called or chocolate brownie as others refer to it?
A chocolate brownie or simply, brownie, is usually a square or rectangular, (although it does come in bar form too) baked chocolate confection which is believed to have originated in America. They are 'fudgy' or 'cakey' in consistency, depends on how dense the mix is really.
Like to jazz up your brownies? Throw in chocolate chips, maybe add some nuts, or just ice it up nicely. Is there a special twist to make it your own vegan chocolate brownie recipe? Great served warm, with cream, ice cream or custard for additional enjoyment. Top stuff that blows the taste buds and sometimes seems to coat the ribs.
You know you've had that feeling. The satisfyingly rich submission that has you feeling like this thing is never going to be digested until it's ready.
Now thats what a brownie is all about.A brownie is not a lightweight affair. You don't battle your way through a brownie and think, "Oh I could just eat that again". More likely to say "Phew that was fantastic but now I need to sit back and let the moment, and maybe the waist expand for a few minutes".
Thats when you know you've had a cracking good dessert. Did you know that in America the brownie is very commonly, a home made affair? Not casting aspersions on any of our American cousins but.....maybe.
So, how to make a vegan chocolate brownie.
If you don't want to overdo it, just make it a straight up vegan brownie with maybe a little less in the chocolate department. Either way, whatever way, it's a winner. For some ideas cast your eyes over our recipe suggestion below.
Vegan Chocolate Brownie Recipe
There are loads of good recipes out there for brownies. You might have your own version or a favourite you've picked up along the way. Whatever it is there are some generally accepted ingredients as to what makes a good vegan chocolate brownie recipe.
Take a look at the Jamie Oliver recipe for how to make a vegan chocolate brownie. It's not a definitive, as we say there's a whole 'book' of brownies out there. This just gives food for thought, courtesy of a well known chef.
5 Table spoons of Sunflower oil + extra for greasing
200g Vegan Dark Chocolate
170g Self Raising Flour
3 Heaped teaspoons of Cocoa Powder
180g Golden Caster Sugar
1 Vanilla Pod
230ml Unsweetened Organic Soya
200g Pecan Nuts
1. Preheat oven to 180C/350F/Gas mark 4. Grease a 20 cm square tin and line with grease proof paper.
2. Melt the chocolate in a bowl over a simmering pan of water (don't let the bowl touch the water).Break up 150g of the chocolate and melt. Set it aside to cool slightly.
3. Sieve the flour and cocoa powder into a larger bowl then stir in the sugar and add a pinch of salt. Halve the vanilla pod then scrape the seeds into the mix. Stir in the oil, milk and melted chocolate until combined.
4. Roughly chop and stir in the remaining chocolate and most of the Pecans. Pour into the tin and spread evenly. Top with the remaining Pecans then cook for 20 - 25 minutes until cooked on the outside but still gooey on the inside . Cool for 5 minutes then turn onto a wire rack.
5. Serve whilst still warm with a scoop of ice cream.
Now thats how to make a vegan chocolate brownie, and doesn't it sound brill.
WHAT TO SERVE WITH BROWNIES
There are of course variations to the theme, and if you don't want them don't add nuts. Prefer creamy oat milk? Crack on. Not a fan of ice cream? Smash it with some vegan cream, or frosting.
Like your indulgence floating in a lake of smooth creaminess? Let it emerge from a sea of fabulous vegan custard. A dedicated Kakoa supporter? Then you know where to get your dark chocolate.
Whatever your choice there's loads of great ways to explore. Free your natural vegan spirit and dream up your own favourite. Maybe you could team it up with your favourite fruit? Who knows but it'll be fun trying.
If all this seems a trifle too much like hard work then maybe the way forward for you is to visit our Kakoa website. There you can click your way into the realms of brownie excellence knowing that the hard work has all been done for you.
Did we mention we have our own vegan chocolate brownie recipe? No, well there we go then, we have now. The one that allows us to present to you some trulyAwesome Brownie Vegan Chocolates.
Feast on the cocoa rich fudgy centre which is itself coated in creamy oat milk vegan chocolate. Oh, by the way, we can't give you the recipe, we wouldn't want some chef or other claiming its their own.
Don't just take our word for it though these are very good.
Thing is if you don't try them you'll never know. Which throws up another problem. If you do try them you won't be able to convince your friends because there wont be any left! Maybe thats because they are in effect Bite Size Vegan Brownies, but it could be they're just too damn good to share.