How To Prepare Vegan Brownies With Banana Simple

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Calling all chocolate lovers and vegans alike! These delectable vegan banana brownies are about to become your new favorite treat. They’re packed with rich chocolate flavor, perfectly moist, and surprisingly simple to whip up. Plus, they’re free from dairy and eggs, making them a delicious option for everyone to enjoy.

This recipe is a fantastic way to use up overripe bananas. The riper the bananas, the sweeter and more flavorful your brownies will be. So don’t toss those brown spotted beauties – turn them into a decadent dessert!

Vegan Dairy-Free Banana Chocolate Brownies
Vegan Dairy-Free Banana Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients:

2 ripe bananas (about 1 cup mashed)

  • ¾ cup vegan butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup vegan chocolate chips (optional)

  • Directions:

    1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line an 8×8 inch baking pan with parchment paper for easy removal.

    2. In a large bowl, mash the bananas until smooth. You can use a fork or a potato masher for this.

    3. Add the melted vegan butter and sugar to the mashed bananas. Using an electric mixer or a whisk, beat the mixture until well combined and light and fluffy.

    4. Stir in the vanilla extract.

    5. In a separate bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients: cocoa powder, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

    6. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Don’t overmix, or your brownies will become tough.

    7. Fold in the vegan chocolate chips, if using.

    8. Pour the batter into your prepared baking pan and spread it evenly.

    9. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with moist crumbs. Don’t wait for it to come out completely clean, as vegan brownies tend to be a bit fudgier than traditional ones.

    10. Let the brownies cool completely in the pan before cutting and serving.

    Tips:

    For extra fudgy brownies, use slightly less baking powder.

  • Want a richer chocolate flavor? Use dark cocoa powder instead of unsweetened.
  • Get creative with your add-ins! Chopped nuts, chopped dried fruit, or vegan caramel chips would all be delicious additions to this recipe.
  • These brownies are best enjoyed fresh, but they can also be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

  • Nutrition Facts:

    (Please note that nutrition information can vary depending on the specific ingredients you use. This is just an estimate.)

    Serving size: 1 brownie (out of a 16-piece batch)

    Calories: 250

  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 80mg
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 20g
  • Protein: 3g

  • Conclusion:

    These vegan banana brownies are a delightful and satisfying treat that everyone can enjoy. They’re easy to make, require minimal ingredients, and are perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth without any guilt.

    So ditch the box mix and whip up a batch of these homemade vegan banana brownies. They’re guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser!

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

    1. Can I use a different type of flour?

    Yes, you can! All-purpose flour is the most common choice, but you can also use whole wheat flour, oat flour, or a gluten-free flour blend. Just be sure to adjust the baking time slightly, as different flours absorb moisture differently.

    2. My brownies turned out dry. What went wrong?

    There are a few reasons why your brownies might have turned out dry. One possibility is that you overbaked them. Be sure to check them for doneness a few minutes before the recommended baking time is up. Another possibility is that you didn’t use ripe enough bananas. Ripe bananas add moisture and sweetness to the brownies.

    3. How can I make these brownies nut-free?

    If you have a nut allergy, simply omit the chocolate chips or choose a nut-free variety. You could also substitute the nut butter with another type of vegan butter, such as sunflower seed butter or soy butter.

    4. Can I freeze these brownies?