Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Number of servings: 8

Nutrition Value 1 serving

Kcal 283

Protein 16.5g

Carbs 4.12g

Fat 19g

There’s nothing better than brownies, warm from the oven. Nothing better, that is, than Chocolate Orange Brownies warm from the oven!

This deliciously vegan recipe is made with our brand-new flavour Pea Protein Cocoa Orange Zest, released in time for the festive period, it’s reminiscent of everyone’s favour Christmas orange chocolates.

Flavoured with real orange peel and cocoa, it has a rich and zingy flavour that makes it perfect for baking protein recipes with.

Give this Chocolate Orange Brownies recipe a go and see what you think! We bet you won’t be sharing them.

Vegan Brownies Ingredients

1 scoop Pea Protein Chocolate Orange

200g almond flour

50g coconut flour

70g unsweetened cocoa powder

2 flax eggs (30g flaxseed meal + 10 tbsp hot water)

70g melted vegan butter (or coconut oil)

70g melted vegan dark chocolate*

1 tsp vanilla bean powder

150ml almond milk

150g natural sweetener**

zest of ½ lemon

zest of 2 medium orange

1 tsp baking soda

 

* I used 99% dark chocolate

** I used erythritol

 

For the cream

1 scoop Pea Protein Chocolate Orange

1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

2 tbsp almond butter

1 tbsp agave nectar

1/3 cup almond milk

 

Toppings

½ cup pecan nuts

 

Vegan Brownies Method

  1. Preheat oven to 170°C, then line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Add the natural sweetener, vegan protein, cocoa powder, coconut flour, baking soda and vanilla to a large mixing bowl and mix thoroughly to combine.
  3. Add the flax eggs and whisk once more until combined.
  4. Whisk the vegan butter with the melted chocolate until smooth. Add it into the dry ingredients.
  5. Add the lemon, orange juice and almond milk, then fold it in with a spatula until just mixed.
  6. Add the batter to the prepared baking dish and spread into an even layer with a rubber spatula.
  7. Make the cream by whisking all the cream ingredients together until nice and smooth.
  8. Spread the cream on the top of the brownie and sprinkle with pecan nuts.
  9. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until the edges appear dry and the middle slightly gooey.
  10. Remove from the oven and let cool in the pan for at least 15 minutes. Then gently lift out of the pan and cool it on a rack.
  11. Cut into slices and enjoy!

How delicious does this sound?! Give the recipe a go and let us know what you think of our newest protein flavour by sharing your photos with #ExploreSomethingNew.