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Ultimate Vegan Brownies

Details

Time
3 hours
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
24 brownies

Delicious vegan brownies don't have to be complicated or full of extra ingredients. Just follow this quick and easy recipe with HERSHEY'S Cocoa and espresso powder for a chocolate dessert everyone will enjoy.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Bake Time
40 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
  • 1 1/2 tsps
    instant espresso powder
  • 1 cup
    boiling water
  • 2 1/2 cups
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    vegetable oil or melted coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsps
    baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt
  • powdered sugar (optional)
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Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Baking Pan Baking Pan
Whisk Whisk
Bowl Bowl
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Wire Rack Wire Rack
1

Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan with all-vegetable shortening.

2

Whisk together cocoa, espresso powder and boiling water in a large bowl until smooth. Add sugar, oil and vanilla ; whisk until well blended. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; fold into chocolate mixture.

3

Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until edges pull away from the pan. Remove from oven and cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Dust with powdered sugar, if desired.

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