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Our Mission to Make the Best Vegan Brownies


We set ourselves a difficult goal, to try and make a vegan brownie better than the the original, more gooey and more chocolatey. 

After several recipe attempts, we decided on replacing egg with the ground flax seed as when you add warm water it becomes the consistency of eggs if not more glutinous without the gluten. When you make brownies you're not looking for a rise just an agent to bind as the aim is for them to be really fudgy. We found that ground flax seed had this affect, in addition it also a buttery flavour which would obviously be lacking in a vegan brownie. 

What's the best ingredient to replace the butter? We tried olive oil, rapeseed oil, coconut oil and also sunflower oil, but settled on sunflower as it is light. Everything else is really as per the normal recipe, we've increased chocolate if that was possible? And also replaced the regular wheat flour for a gluten free flour. The aim was for the vegan brownies to be gluten free also, and are considering using this flour in all of our recipes? 

He's the recipe (it's not exactly the same as that needs to remain a secret but this will produce a 20 x 20 cm of brownies that are pretty close)

200g 70% Dark Chocolate 

225g Golden Caster Sugar

180g Gluten Free Flour

150 ml Sunflower Oil

50g Cocoa Powder

3 dsp ground flax seed 

9 dsp of warm water

1/4 tsp vanilla seeds

Baking Parchment 

Vegan Brownie Ingredients

Method

1. Add the warm water to flax seed and whisk until well mixed, leave to stand and thicken. Put the oven onto 170 degrees C

2. Melt the chocolate & sugar with the sunflower oil over a bain marie or in the microwave. 

3. In a mixing bowl add the flour, vanilla seeds, and cocoa.

4. When the flax has thickened mix it into the meted chocolate and then add the whole mix to the dry mix. Beat the mixture together, it will go like a thick batter mix.

5. Line the baking tray with parchment and spray with oil, place the mixture into the tray and bake for 15-20 minutes. 

When ready, the brownies should still leave a little brownie mix on skewer when poked. Remove from the tin on a rack and allow to cool for at least 40 minutes, vegan brownies may benefit from chilling in the fridge to help them set a bit more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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OMG!!! These are my new favourite brownies. The only problem was, other people in the house liked them which meant they disappeared quickly

Incredible!

I ordered this for my boyfriends 30th birthday and everyone absolutely loved it! The brownie cake was much better priced than any other cake I'd priced up and it actually ended up feeding 24 people as its so rich. I was worried about it getting damaged in the post but it was absolutely fine. It was a really nice detail that I got a personalised follow up email thanking me for the order and checking if I had any questions. Will definitely order again and highly recommend.

Best brownies ever

Bought these for Father’s Day for my love from the children. They’re so good you only need half a brownie at a time to be in absolute heaven. Our favourites were the bueno brownie and the carrot cake brownie. They are dense and moist and chewy and - the best bit - cakey! Hurrah for brownies!

Fab fab fab

Very good especially when warmed and
served with icecream🤗😋

Ideal wedding treat

These were very popular with our wedding guests...so much so that I didn't actually get to try one myself but I have been informed by many people that they were very tasty indeed.