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several chocolate orange brownie chunks laid on on tray with baking paper covered in candied orange slices
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Chocolate Orange Brownies

These decadent, rich, gooey chocolate brownies infused with orange oil are not only vegan but gluten-free too. They can be made in advance and are so easy to rustle up. Enjoy them as a tasty dessert, tea time treat or even as a snack on the go. They are eggless, dairy-free and also refined sugar-free.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 1 bowl, brownies, chickpea flour, chocolate, dairy-free, eggless, flourless, gluten-free, oats, plantbased, vegan
Servings: 12 chunks
Calories: 255kcal
Author: Reena Sharma


  • 150 ml plant milk
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 200 g dark chocolate dairy-free plus extra to decorate
  • 80 g cocoa powder
  • 50 g oat flour
  • 50 g chickpea flour
  • 100 ml rapeseed oil
  • 100 g coconut palm sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp orange oil
  • candied oranges to decorate optional


  • Preheat the oven to 180C.
  • In a double boiler, melt the chocolate with the oil then remove from the heat.
  • Add the lemon juice to the soya milk.
  • Once curdled, stir into the melted chocolate.
  • Fold in the cocoa powder, chickpea flour, oat flour and orange oil.
  • Beat until a smooth batter is achieved.
  • Pour into a square baking tine lined with greaseproof paper.
  • Bake in the oven for 25 minutes.
  • Decorate with candied oranges


  • Coconut sugar can be replaced with apple sauce, bananas or stevia as an alternative sweetener. If moist fruit is used, the brownies may need a few extra minutes in the oven depending on the quantity.
  • Oat flour and chickpea flour can be replaced with any other flours, such as coconut flour, almond flour or wheat flour.
  • Chocolate can be omitted and replaced with 90g cocoa powder, in addition to 65 ml oil or 90g nut butter to retain a moist texture.
*Note that nutrient composition is subject to change should any of the ingredients be omitted or substituted.


Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 66mg | Potassium: 289mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 57IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 3mg