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peppermint blondie chunks stacked on top of one another topped in frosting and crushed red and green candy canes on white marble table
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Peppermint Blondie Recipe

These fudgy vegan peppermint blondies and flourless, gluten-free and packed with protein, healthy fat and fibre. Topped with a lush, silky peppermint aquafaba cream frosting, all ready in minutes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: almond flour, christmas, oats, peppermint, protein snack
Servings: 16 chunks
Calories: 159kcal
Author: Reena Sharma

Ingredients

Blondies:

  • 250 g almond flour
  • 150 g oat flour ground oats
  • 2 flax or chia eggs 2 tbsp ground seeds + 3 tbsp water
  • 150 ml maple syrup
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt

Vegan Whipped Cream:

  • Liquid from 1 can chickpeas
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar or stevia
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar
  • ½ tsp peppermint extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 180C.
  • For the blondies, add flax/chia eggs, maple syrup, peppermint extract and salt to a bowl and mix.
  • Add the almond flour, oat flour and baking powder and mix into a smooth, slightly stiff and sticky batter.
  • Transfer to a tin (8 x 8 inches) lined with greaseproof paper and bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes.
  • For the aquafaba frosting, add the chickpea water to a bowl along with cream of tartar and mix using an electric whisk for around 5-7 minutes on high speed until stiff white peaks form.
  • Add the peppermint extract and sugar or stevia a tbsp at a time whilst continuing to whisk.
  • When blondies are ready, allow to cool in tin.
  • When completely cooled, remove from tin and spread top with aquafaba frosting.
  • Cut into chunks and serve.

Notes

  • Almond and/or oat flour can be subbed with coconut flour in a 50/50 mix.
  •  Coconut sugar, brown sugar or stevia can be used instead of maple syrup
  • Replace the rapeseed oil with any other oil, preferably a flavourless one
  • Either chia egg or flax egg can be used

Nutrition

Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 179mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1mg