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Healthy(ish) Single-Serve Brownie (vegan)

A healthy(ish) single serving vegan brownie, ready in 10 minutes for all your chocolate cravings! Made with maple syrup, cocoa powder and coconut oil.
Course Bars and Brownies
Cuisine American
Keyword brownies, chocolate, dairy free, egg free, single serve, small batch, vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Author Izy


  • 1 tsp coconut oil or neutral oil (or butter - obvs butter isn't vegan, but it does the job for non-vegans)
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup, golden syrup, agave syrup or honey (the honey- again, isn't strictly vegan)
  • pinch of baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 tsp whole wheat flour , (or all purpose, or white whole wheat)
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • ~1 tbsp chocolate chips or chopped chocolate , (I go for 70% upwards)


  • Put the first 2 ingredients into a ramekin/any small oven proof dish thing. Put onto a baking tray and then into an oven which is preheating to 350°F (180°C), for 1 minute just so the coconut oil melts.
    1 tsp coconut oil or neutral oil, 1 tbsp maple syrup, golden syrup, agave syrup or honey
  • Remove from the oven and stir in the baking powder and salt, then the flour and cocoa (it's easier if your ramekin/dish has high edges. If it's too hard to mix, just pour the contents into a small bowl, mix and smooth into the ramekin/dish).
    pinch of baking powder, pinch of salt, 4 tsp whole wheat flour, 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • Smooth the dough in the dish and scatter over the chocolate chips, pressing them in slightly. Bake for 5-6 minutes, until it has risen slightly, and is still pretty soft in the centre (you really don't want to over-bake it; under-baked is waay better than over-baked in this case). Eat while still warm.
    ~1 tbsp chocolate chips or chopped chocolate


For the gluten free/ grain free version:
- replace the coconut oil with 2 tsp of almond butter (or another nut butter)
- replace the flour with 1 tbsp of ground almonds