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Fudgy Red Velvet Brownies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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These red velvet brownies are rich and chocolatey, with a subtle hint of vanilla. If you need your chocolate fix, then these moist, dense brownies will definitely be a hit. They get their gorgeous color, not from food coloring, but from beets. Not only this, the beets also add to their richness!

Fudgy Red Velvet Brownies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cacao butter
  • 2/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 3.5 ounces dark chocolate
  • 2 medium-sized beets
  • 9 tablespoons of aquafaba (liquid from a can of chickpeas)
  • Generous 3/4 cup plain gluten-free flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. Pre heat the oven to 350°F and line your tray.
  2. Peel the beets and cut into large pieces, then place them in a saucepan, cover it with water, and boil for 15 minutes over medium heat until soft. Once the beets have softened, drain off any excess liquid and then blend for several minutes until a smooth puree has formed.
  3. Meanwhile, whisk the aquafaba (by hand or using a mixer) for approximately 10 minutes until it fluffs up and forms stiff peaks. Set to one side.
  4. Melt the cacao butter and  dark chocolate in a pan over a low heat and then stir in the coconut sugar and vanilla. Add in the beet purée along with the flour and baking powder. Stir well. Carefully pour in the aquafaba and fold in gently with a wooden spoon, ensuring not to knock too much air out of the batter.
  5. Place the mixture into your lined tray and bake for 20 minutes until slightly crisp and well-risen all over.
  6. Allow to cool and enjoy on its own, or smothered in additional dark chocolate.

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Gorgeous goodness that will love and nurture your body. I’m a food photographer and blogger with a love for natural health and wellness. After being diagnosed with a rare genetic syndrome, I quickly became conscious of what I was putting into my body and transitioned to a plant-based diet to manage my symptoms. I share my recipes at Goodness is Gorgeous to show how easy it is to use whole and healthy ingredients to create gorgeous goodness that will love and nurture your body.


 

 



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21 comments on “Fudgy Red Velvet Brownies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]”

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Katalia Reid
1 Years Ago

Imogen Salvage?


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Imogen Salvage
10 Feb 2016

Oh damn

Imogen Salvage
10 Feb 2016

Me and you have a baking date. Once the oven is fixed..

Christina Ward
1 Years Ago

Sarah Samojllo


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Maria Ramos Diaz
1 Years Ago

Blanca Ramos


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Nicole Mazzara
1 Years Ago

Damn it, Daniel Willis


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Daniel Willis
09 Feb 2016

Omfg I saw these at like 3 AM and was like "fuck my liffeeeeee"

Nicole Mazzara
09 Feb 2016

Hahahahaha someone make me these asap! Lol

Daniel Willis
09 Feb 2016

I'm srsly gonna go Kim-napping and make you guys a feast

Nicole Mazzara
09 Feb 2016

Yasssssssssss

Amber Mitchell
1 Years Ago

Monika Krupicka oh mannnnnn


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Lisa McBeath
1 Years Ago

Sandi Femia


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Sandi Femia
09 Feb 2016

Sounds delicious

Charles Luciano Diamonte
1 Years Ago

Savannah Leigh Wilson YUM


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Lindsay Arlene
1 Years Ago

Jimmy Wheeler


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Alissa Mitravich
1 Years Ago

Grant Swanson mmmmm we need to make these!


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Ali Simpson
1 Years Ago

Kyle Bueno


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