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Fudgy Vegan Brownies

The Perfect Reduced Guilt Brownie

  • Author: Rachelbakesathome
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Vegan, gluten free brownie with no added refined sugar. Perfect reduced-guilt brownies that are low in sugar but not low in flavor


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  1. 1/2 cup melted vegan butter – hot
  2. 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  3. 1/4 cup sweet potato nectar
  4. 1/3 cup nut milk
  5. 3 tsp vanilla bean paste
  6. 1 1/4 cup gluten free flour
  7. 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  8. 3/4 tsp baking powder
  9. 1/2 tsp sea salt
  10. 3/4 cup vegan chocolate chips



  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line 8×8 baking pan with parchment paper
  2. Melt the butter in a microwave safe mixing bowl (such as Pyrex)
  3. Whisk together the hot butter, maple syrup, and sweet potato nectar. Add milk and vanilla
  4. In separate bowl, whisk the dry ingredients – flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, sea salt
  5. Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix with wooden spoon until almost fully combined. Fold in chocolate chips
  6. Spread the batter evenly into the baking pan with rubber spatula
  7. Bake for 24-27 minutes until middle fully set (don’t overbake!)
  8. Let cool for about 30 minutes and then add desired toppings – chocolate drizzle and/or fresh berries
  9. Cut and serve!


  1. Can be made using regular all-purpose flour if preferred
  2. Can add 1/4 cup honey or add more maple syrup if not using sweet potato nectar
  3. Store leftover brownies in refrigerator for up to 3 days
  4. Make sure to use baking POWDER not baking soda
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Vegan, Brownies, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Reduced Sugar

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