Chocolate Fudge Brownies with Whipped Peanut Frosting

Recipe by Andros Nutritious Delicious

40 min

30 min

8 pers

Recipe uses

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1 x 100g pot Nutritious Delicious Natural
  • 125g self-raising flour
  • 75g ground almonds
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 130g dairy-free chocolate, roughly chopped (see below)
  • 80g dairy-free spread
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200g golden caster sugar
  • 50g light soft brown sugar
  • Whipped Peanut Frosting (see our recipe)

Method

  • 1.Heat the oven to 180C, 160C fan, gas 4. Grease and line a 20cm square tin with baking paper.
  • 2.In a small bowl, mix together the flaxseed with the Nutritious Delicious and set aside for 10 minutes until spongy.
  • 3.Put the flour, almonds, cocoa, baking powder and salt into a medium bowl and stir together well.
  • 4.In a medium pan, over a low heat, melt together the chocolate, dairy-free spread, vanilla and 60ml of water. Off the heat, add all the sugar and stir until smooth and shiny.
  • 5.Spoon into the dry ingredients with the flaxseed mixture and stir well until thoroughly combined. The mixture will get quite thick.
  • 6.Spoon into the prepared tin, level off and bake for about 30-35 minutes or until just firm to the touch on top.
  • 7.Cool the brownies in the tin then cut into squares. Serve with a pot of chilled Whipped Peanut Frosting.

TIPS

There are many vegan chocolates to choose from, we used a 50g block of Willie’s Cacao Luscious Orange mixed with an 80g bar of Moofree rice milk bar. Both available from major supermarkets.
Ground flaxseed is available from major supermarkets.