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The Best Vegan Gluten-Free Brownies are full of chickpea flour and pure maple syrup and a pinch of cayenne pepper for a kick of heat!
Vegan Gluten-Free Brownies with Maple Glaze
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 

Free of gluten, dairy, soy, refined sugar, corn and eggs. Vegan, Vegetarian.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: vegan, gluten free
Servings: 9 people
Calories: 224 kcal
Author: Amie
Ingredients
  • 1 Tbsp. ground flax seeds
  • 3 Tbsp. water
  • 1 1/2 cups Medjool dates pitted
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup chickpea flour
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/8 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
Glaze
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare 8 x 8 inch ceramic baking dish with oil and set aside.

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  2. Combine the ground flax seeds and 3 Tbsp. water and let set for 10 minutes then mix well to combine.

  3. Combine dates and 1 cup of hot water and let set for 30 minutes to soften dates. Drain and reserve the date water. In food processor combine the soaked dates, 6 tbsp of reserved date water, flax mixture, and remaining ingredients. Process until smooth. Pour into prepared baking dish and flatten with spatula. Bake for 45 minutes or until sides come away from dish and top starts to crack. Cool for 30 minutes on counter, then place in refrigerator for 1 hour.

  4. Just before the brownies come out of refrigerator make glaze below.

To Make the Glaze:
  1. Mix the glaze ingredients in small double boiler and warm until you can combine the two ingredients. Remove from the heat and brush the glaze on the cooled brownies and place brownies in refrigerator for 1 hour. Remove from the fridge and serve.

  2. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days in a sealed container.

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Gluten-Free Brownies with Maple Glaze
Amount Per Serving
Calories 224 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 36mg2%
Potassium 379mg11%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 65IU1%
Calcium 73mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.