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Valentine’s Day Vegan Brownies With Pomegranate Sauce

You won’t believe these brownies don’t contain dairy

Recipe Courtesy of Andrea Correale and Elegant Affairs

Who wouldn’t want a healthier version of a popular chocolaty treat? Chocolate and fruit are definitely diet approved.

Ingredients

For the Vegan Brownies

  • 2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Cup water
  • 1 Cup brown sugar
  • 1 Cup white sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 Cups cocoa powder
  • 1/2 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 Cup chopped nuts

For the Pomegranate Sauce

  • 2 Cups pomegranate juice
  • 1/4 Cup white sugar
  • 1/2 Cup fresh pomegranate seeds

Directions

For the Vegan Brownies

Heat water and 1/2 cup of the flour over low heat, stirring constantly, until it reaches the consistency of a paste.

Remove from heat and let cool completely.

Mix sugar, salt, vanilla, cocoa powder and vegetable oil, and then add the flour-water mixture. Mix well.

Add the remaining 1 1/2 cups of flour, plus the baking powder and nuts/chocolate chips.

Spread mixture into a greased 11x7-inch pan.

Bake at 350ºF for 25 minutes, or until knife inserted into center of pan comes out clean.

For the Pomegranate Sauce

Combine the sugar and the juice in a saucepan and cook over high heat until reduced to approximately 1/2 cup.

Once its cooled. Add pomegranates. Pour over cooled brownies and serve.

Nutritional Facts
Servings12
Calories Per Serving361
Total Fat13g21%
Sugar39gN/A
Saturated2g8%
Protein4g9%
Carbs60g20%
Vitamin C0.8mg1.3%
Vitamin E2mg11%
Vitamin K6µg7%
Calcium44mg4%
Fiber3g14%
Folate (food)23µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)78µg20%
Folic acid32µgN/A
Iron2mg12%
Magnesium49mg12%
Monounsaturated9gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg9%
Phosphorus113mg16%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium261mg7%
Riboflavin (B2)0.1mg8.3%
Sodium220mg9%
Sugars, added33gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg12.7%
Zinc0.8mg5.3%