Who says being vegan means sacrificing flavor and indulgence? Embrace the autumn spirit with our delectable Vegan Pumpkin Brownies! Packed with rich cocoa goodness and the earthy warmth of pumpkin, these brownies are the perfect treat for cozy evenings or fall gatherings. Let’s dive into the simple yet scrumptious recipe that will satisfy your sweet cravings without compromising your vegan lifestyle.
Ingredientsfor the brownies:
- 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup vegan chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans)
How to make vegan pumpkin brownies
- Preheat and Prepare: Preheat your oven to 180C. Grease a square baking pan or line it with parchment paper for easy cleanup.
- Mix Dry Ingredients: In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
- Combine Wet Ingredients: In another bowl, mix the pumpkin puree and vegetable oil.
- Blend Together: Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Avoid overmixing to maintain the brownies’ fudgy texture.
- Add Optional Goodies: For an extra layer of deliciousness, fold in vegan chocolate chips and chopped nuts.
- Bake to Perfection: Transfer the brownie batter to the prepared baking pan, spreading it evenly. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few moist crumbs.
- Cool and Cut: Let the brownies cool in the pan for about 10 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely. Once cooled, cut into squares and get ready to indulge!
There you have it – a straightforward recipe for Vegan Pumpkin Brownies that proves being vegan doesn’t mean missing out on life’s sweet pleasures. Share these decadent treats with friends and family, and watch as everyone falls in love with the combination of pumpkin and chocolate. Enjoy the cozy flavors of fall in every bite, guilt-free and utterly delightful!
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