By pollen on April 14, 2002
Photo by beckagator
Photo by beckagator
"Soooooo good - tastes just like a brownie should. Even the most experienced dessert eaters wouldn't guess they are vegan. Recipe from Vancouver magazine."
Serving Size: 1 (107 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
"I made this in an 8X8 inch glass oven dish and it barely fit. It turned out more like chocolate cake than chocolate brownies. I am not complaining because it was excellent. Very moist and decadent. It reminded me of those premixed boxed cakes by DuncanHines or something. YUM! I highly recommend this recipe to anyone, vegan or not. Thanks for posting it."
"I generally hesitate to disagree when I see this many great reviews, but in this case I followed the recipe exactly and even used a good quality chocolate and coffee. This is a solid recipe for something, but I have to disagree with Vancouver Magazine and say it's not brownies! Unlike many reviewers, I don't think this makes 'cakey brownies', I just think it makes cake, and not even a particularly moist cake. I don't think the words "rich", "fudgy", or "brownie" apply. Works well for cake or cupcakes, though!"
"I made these in Ramekins, and like many other reviews, I would agree it's more cakey than brownie. I tried to undercook it a little as you do good brownies, but it was hard not to "over" cook. It turned out delicious, fluffy and moist. I subbed out some of the white flour for whole wheat, and some of the brown sugar for raw sugar, I used a mix of almond milk and cashew milk because those were things I had available. I will make again, but I may make them cupcakes."
"I love this recipe. I had made those about 3 years ago and my family loved them. I wanted to try something different because I thought regular brownies were too rich. These had both the chocolate taste and the richness that I loved. I love these so much that I make them for any sort of bake sale or event that keeps coming my way. My fiance loves them as well and said they are a bit healthier and naughty at the same time."
"I made these for my son who has milk and egg allergies. I have to agree with Meliska and other reviewers who point out that this recipe does not make brownies but chocolate cake and I followed the recipe to the letter. However, it is a DELICIOUS and moist vegan chocolate cake recipe - better than other vegan chocolate cake recipes that I've tried... so I will be keeping it on file for this purpose! Now I have the perfect recipe for his birthday cake ;-)."
"While this was baking - after the 1st 25 minutes, and me checking it to see that it was still 90% liquid - I was ready to give this 1 star. The baking time is WAY off. After 60 minutes it was finally done! The edges were over done-ish ( but I like them that way) and the center was still very gooey (but good). The end result is 5 star - but the bake time needs to be adjusted. Next time, I'll be using a 9x13 in the hopes that the thinner brownie will cook quicker."
"Fabulous!!! I doubled it, used applesauce instead of oil to lighten it up more, and then even cut the sugar in half because it seemed like a lot....and they were delicious!! Moist, richy, gooey, and yes more cake-like but that is how I like my brownies anyway!!"
"These turned out really nicely. They're the first vegan brownies I've made that haven't sunk to fudgy goop as soon as the come out of the oven. I didn't use walnuts, coffee, or the glaze. They are deliciously dark chocolatey tasting."
"Really good recipe. I added a Mexican spin to mine with 1T (yes, tablespoon) cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon cayenne (yes, cayenne pepper) and they were fab. Baked up quickly and evenly with a nice, moist cake brownie crumb. Served with a scoop of cinnamon ic cream (regular old vanilla doctored with cinnamon and cayenne) and they got raves! Thanks for a good one."
"I made them for a Mexican potluck, I added a bit of cinnamon and chilli. All the omnivores loved them. They know I always bring vegan puds. At the moment I am makeing the mix into gluten free cupcakes with 1 cup gluten free flour and 1/2 cup ground almonds. Nothing in them but a walnut on top. Though it is cake like, it is a very versatile recipe and can be used for a lot of things."
"Who would know this is vega? It is so good. Thank you for sharing this recipe."
"These brownies turned out great and wonderfully moist. I've tried many recipes before, and this one is different, in a good way! Definitely the best vegan brownie recipe out there even though it turns out more like a cake. Keeper! Btw, I used the dark 99Â¢ ikea chocolate xD"
"AMAZING! These brownies were absolutely delicious and they even fooled my "anti-vegan" boyfriend. They took about 40 minutes, rather than the 25 in the instructions but it was definitely worth the wait."
"My customers loved these brownies. I did make them gluten free by substituting the wheat flour for rice flour, tapioca starch, and potato starch mixture."
"This was good, but more like cake than brownies, and the baking time was almost doubled. Thanks for posting!"
"I've always had a lot of trouble making vegan brownies, they're usually too much like cake, and less like brownies, these were amazing!! All of my non-vegan friends and roommates loved them!"
"These brownies came out just right. They were nice and moist. I used espresso instead of coffee though. It gave it a little kick."
"Delicious and rich, without being too bad for you. Mine took about 40 minutes to bake, but it was well worth the wait. The coffee really enhances the chocolate flavour. I cut the amount of sugar in half and they were still quite sweet."
"I thought this was a great recipe whether you are vegan or not. So delicious with the coffee taste. I used fat/free vanilla soymilk and no one could tell any difference. So yummy, I followed this exactly, except added an extra 10 minutes on to baking time. I didn't add the chocolate chips just increased the walnuts. Perfect! Thank you so much!"