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Valentine’s Day Vegan Brownies With Pomegranate Sauce

You won’t believe these brownies don’t contain dairy
Valentine’s Day Vegan Brownies With Pomegranate Sauce

Andrea Correale

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%