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Vegan Brownie Recipe - This simple vegan brownie recipe is taken to the max by adding in a little cognac to the mix. So delicious!
We are knocking on the door of 2016...Are you ready?
This year went by so unbelievably fast.
Lately, I have been reviewing what this year has looked like for me and setting my intentions for the New Year and I just want to take this time to say 'Thank You'!!
Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to share with you and connect with you on the blog, e-mail, and social media. I am looking forward to being able to share so much more with you in the new year. And because things are usually pretty serious around here, today I decided to take a break and share something fun with you...And...there is booze!
Vegan Cognac Brownie Recipe
- 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed and 4 Tablespoons water (flax egg)
- ½ cup vegan butter (Earth Balance), melted
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 3 tablespoons Hennessy cognac
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon sea salt
- 1 teaspoon instant espresso
- ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- ½ cup all-purpose flour
- ½ cup dark chocolate
- Preheat oven 350 degrees F. and lightly oil an 8×8-inch square baking pan.
- Prepare the flax egg by combining the ground flaxseed with the water, stir, and set aside and allow it to thicken.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together all of the dry ingredients – sugar, baking powder, salt, instant espresso, cocoa powder, and flour and set aside.
- Using a double boiler, melt the butter by continuously stirring and then remove from the heat and add in the chocolate and stir until it is melted and smooth.
- Pour the chocolate mixture over the flour mixture and slowly stir in the flax egg until the mixture becomes thick.
- Stir in the vanilla and cognac and the mixture will become much thinner; continue to stir until everything is combined.
- Pour the batter into the baking pan, and bake for 35 to 40 minutes, until a cake tester come out clean.
- Allow the brownies to cool for at least 10 minutes before cutting.
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