Gluten Free Vegan Double Chocolate Brownies

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by: theblendergirl






Would you believe these vegan chocolate brownies are allergy friendly? Yes! For those of you looking for allergy free recipes, gluten and dairy free recipes, nut free recipes, soy free recipes and sugar-free recipes, these vegan chocolate brownies are gluten-free, dairy free, egg free, nut free AND soy free. The response when I say that to people is "What the hell is in them"? "What holds them together"? My simple answer to both questions is "piggilicious magic"! No seriously, this vegan recipe is very simple. It is just mashed bananas, mashed apples, dates, vegan chocolate chips, cocoa, vanilla, agave, buckwheat flour and rice flour. In other words, a list of delicious natural ingredients that are safe for most people. You could almost eat them raw. I am so excited to make these yummy allergy free treats for my gorgeous little niece who suffers from multiple food allergies. These vegan chocolate brownies are sweet and chocolatey, with a moist texture that is divine. Best of all, they are super easy! I just threw everything in my Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer and baked! In under half an hour you will be in double chocolate piggilicious heaven.




ingredients

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serves: 8

2/3 cup (about 2 small 6 inch) mashed banana

2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce

1 cup chopped pitted dates

1 cup agave nectar

2 tsp pure vanilla extract

1 cup 73% cocoa dark vegan chocolate chips

1/2 cup 73% cocoa dark vegan chocolate chips for topping

1/2 cup buckwheat flour

1/2 cup brown rice flour

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 tsp gluten free baking powder

1 tsp xanthan

1/4 tsp Celtic sea salt

Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Vegan Double Chocolate Brownies

Servings Per Recipe: 8

Amount per Serving

Calories: 418

  • Total Fat: 13.6 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 7.6 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.9 mg
  • Sodium: 82.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 75.1 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 7.6 g
  •     Sugars: 50.2 g
  • Protein: 5.3 g
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preparation

1.  Preheat oven to 180 C / 350 F.

2.  Lightly grease a square 8-by-8-inch baking pan.

3.  Sift together the cocoa powder, flours, baking powder, xanthan and salt into the bowl of your stand mixer (or use a mixing bowl and an electric beater or spoon)

4.  Gently heat on a low flame one cup of the chocolate chips and agave until just melted and then stir in vanilla.

5.  Pour this mixture into the dry ingredients and mix gently until well combined.

6.  Mix together mashed banana and apple sauce. Fold in this mixture into the chocolate batter.

7.  Fold in chopped dates.

8.  Spoon mixture into pan and spread evenly.

9.  Bake for 20 minutes and then sprinkle the extra 1/2 cup chocolate chips over the mix.

10.  Place back in the oven for another 15-20 minutes.

11.  The brownies are done when an inserted skewer comes out clean. Let cool at room temperature before serving.

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