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)

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

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.

Additional questions?