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Vegan peanut butter brownies

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Vegan Diet

    Diet based on vegetables, legumes and green leaves. It excludes foods such as meat, fish, mollusks, dairy products, eggs, honey and their by-products.

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.


  • Preheat the oven to 180* C (350* F) set to fan.
  • Place a glass or metallic bowl over a pot of simmering water on medium heat.
  • Break up 100 g of dark chocolate couverture and add to the bowl.
  • Stir until it melts completely and then, add the peanut butter.
  • Stir just to combine and remove the bowl from the heat.
  • Add the orange juice, the brandy or rum and the grated zest of 2 oranges.
  • Stir until incorporated. Set the mixture aside for 15-20  minutes so it can cool.
  • In a separate bowl combine the all-purpose flour, icing sugar, baking powder, ground cinnamon, and salt.
  • Set it aside and chop 150 g of dark chocolate couverture into small pieces.
  • Add them to the bowl and toss to coat.
  • It is always important to coat the pieces of chocolate in flour before you add them to any wet batter or else they all will sink to the bottom of the pan.
  • Combine the wet and dry ingredients.
  • Stir until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • Pour the mixture into a 20x30 cm baking pan that has been lined with parchment paper. 
  • Let the ends of the parchment hang over the sides of the pan to help you remove the brownie easily.
  • Bake for 20-22 minutes.

For the ganache

  • Place a small saucepan over high heat.
  • Add the soy milk or almond milk, icing sugar, and vanilla extract.
  • Let it come to a boil. 
  • Break up 150g of dark chocolate couverture into small pieces.
  • As soon as the mixture comes to a boil remove from heat and add the chocolate.
  • Set it aside for 1 minute until it emulsifies.
  • Whisk to incorporate.
  • Add the peanut butter and stir until completely combined.

To assemble

  • When your brownie is ready, remove it from the oven and set it aside to cool.
  • Pour the ganache over the brownie.
  • Spread it and make it smooth over the surface with a spatula.
  • Sprinkle with salted peanuts and set it aside at room temperature for 2 hours or refrigerate it for 1 an hour. 
  • Cut into pieces and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
23 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
39 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
55 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
17 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
31 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
22 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
17 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
6 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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