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Vegan Shamrock Brownies

  • Author: Natalie
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 8 brownies 1x
  • Category: chocolate
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: american

Description

Flourless fudgy vegan shamrock brownies coated in dark chocolate with festive matcha frosting, the perfect St Patty’s chocolate treat!


Scale

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (~200g)  Natural Delights Medjool Dates
  • 3/4 cup (180g) almond milk
  • 1/2 cup (125g) almond butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (50g) cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Frosting

  • 1 can coconut cream*
  • 12 tsps matcha powder
  • 12 tbsp agave or maple syrup (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  2. Pit the Natural Delights Medjool Dates and blend with almond milk, almond butter, and vanilla until smooth.
  3. Transfer to a mixing bowl and stir in the remaining brownie ingredients.
  4. Spread into a greased/lined pan (mine was 9×6″) and bake for 23-25 minutes at 350ºF.
  5. Cool for 10 minutes, then freeze for 30 minutes.
  6. Use a cookie cutter to cut into shamrocks (or any shape you like!)
  7. For the frosting, combine all ingredients and beat with a hand mixer until fluffy and creamy. Adjust color and sweetness as desired. Chill until right before using to keep it as thick as possible.
  8. Frost cooled brownies OR dip/coat in melted dark chocolate first, then frost.
  9. Top with sprinkles and enjoy!

Notes

*Chilled overnight or longer. Makes sure you are using coconut CREAM not milk.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 brownie
  • Calories: 269
  • Sugar: 19g
  • Sodium: 179mg
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 5g

Keywords: gluten free, grain free, paleo, st patricks day, easy, healthy, chocolate, fudge, flourless, frosting, coconut cream, green, matcha