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Almond Butter Swirl Brownies [Vegan]

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With melted chocolate and a swirl of almond butter baked right in, these brownies are extra moist, fudgy, and all around everything you could ever want from a brownie.

Almond Butter Swirl Brownies [Vegan]





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  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter plus 2 more for drizzling
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup hazelnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup melted chocolate
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon maca
  • 2 flax eggs (2 tablespoons ground flax seeds with 6 tablespoons water)


  1. Mix your ground flax with your water and set aside to gelatinize.
  2. Melt your chocolate in the microwave at 15 second intervals, or over a double boiler. Once melted add 1 teaspoon coconut oil and mix to combine.
  3. Whisk together your dry ingredients in one bowl and your wet ingredients in another.
  4. Add your wet ingredients to your dry ingredients and fold together.
  5. Fold in your chopped hazelnuts, and chocolate chips.
  6. Place your brownie batter into a sprayed square pan or round cast iron pan.
  7. Swirl into the top of the batter 2 tablespoons of almond butter.
  8. Preheat your oven to 350°F and bake the brownies for 30 minutes.
  9. Allow the baked brownies to cook for 30 full minutes in their pan, if you don’t they won’t set properly!
  10. Top with drizzle chocolate, more hazelnuts and almond butter.
  11. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 162 | Carbs: 13g | Fat: 10g | Protein: 4g | Sodium: 2mg | Sugar: 3g





Always plant-based and free of refined sugars, Lavender + Lavish is a Toronto food & lifestyle blog run by Logan Dunn and Lexus Osman with a focus on nutrient-dense whole foods & sustainable living practices. Fuelled by Logan’s background in nutritional sciences & the pair’s drive towards embodying a more environmentally friendly lifestyle; the two share new plant-based recipes every week as well as “zero” waste lifestyle tips & do-it-yourself guides for homemade natural beauty products.



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