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Very Vegan Dessert and Snack Recipes

March 2, 2022

So many people are adopting the Vegan lifestyle for many reasons: health, environmental or animal welfare, but so many say they miss that little chocolatey treat every now and then. Well hold onto your aquafaba people, we’ve pulled together three cheeky little desserts and sweet treats for you to add to your vegan snack pack […]

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So many people are adopting the Vegan lifestyle for many reasons: health, environmental or animal welfare, but so many say they miss that little chocolatey treat every now and then. Well hold onto your aquafaba people, we’ve pulled together three cheeky little desserts and sweet treats for you to add to your vegan snack pack

Almond & Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Vegan Energy Balls - KT Chaloner

Serves 10

1 cup (120g) dates, without stone

¾ cup (60g) almond meal

½ cup (30g) desiccated coconut

2 tbsp. chia seeds

2 tbsp. coconut oil, melted

1 tbsp. natural peanut butter

Allergies: recipes contains nuts

What you Need to Do

  1. Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender or food processor and blitz until everything is well combined and chopped to small pieces.
  2. Using your hands, form 10 balls about the size of a walnut. Place them in the fridge to chill for at least 1 hour so that they become more solid.
  3. Store in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Vegan Chocolate Brownies

Vegan Chocolate Brownies - KT Chaloner

Serves 16

8 oz. (220g) +70% dark chocolate, chopped 

3 tbsp. coconut oil 

2 ripe avocados

1 cup (200g) coconut palm sugar 

2 flax eggs 

1 tsp. vanilla extract

¾ cup (75g) almond meal 

¼ cup (30g) unsweetened cocoa powder

½ tsp. baking powder

½ teaspoon sea salt

½ cup (50g) walnuts, chopped

How To Make A Flax Egg: To make one flax egg mix 1 tbsp. flaxseed meal and 2 ½ tbsp. water. Let it rest for 5 mins. to thicken. 

Allergies: recipe contains nuts

What you need to do

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Line a 8×8-inch baking pan with baking paper. 
  3. Place the coconut oil and chopped chocolate in a medium size heatproof bowl. Place the bowl over a pot of lightly simmering water. Stir the chocolate and coconut oil until they are completely melted. 
  4. In a large bowl, mash avocado and then stir in the chocolate mixture. Whisk in the sugar, then add in the flax eggs and vanilla extract, mix well.
  5. Next add in the cocoa powder, almond meal, baking powder and salt, mixing until just combined (do not overmix). Finally, stir in chopped walnuts.
  6. Spread the batter into the prepared baking tin and place it in the middle of the oven. Bake for about 25 to 30 minutes until the middle is set.
  7. Let completely cool on a rack and cut into 12 squares.

Carrot, Almond and Caramel Pancakes

Vegan Carrot, Almond and Caramel Pancakes - KT Chaloner

Serves 9

For pancakes:

1 rounded cup (140g) oat flour

1 tsp. cinnamon

¼ tsp. ground ginger

¼ tsp. ground nutmeg

1¼ tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. baking soda

¾ cup (180ml) oat milk

2 tbsp. almond butter 

2 tsp. lemon juice

2 tbsp. maple syrup

1 cup (110g) carrots, grated

1 tbsp. coconut oil 

For almond caramel:

¼ cup (60ml) maple syrup

2 tbsp. almond butter

pinch salt

Allergies: Recipe contains oats and nuts

What you need to do

  1. In a bowl, combine flour, spices, baking powder and baking soda. Whisk in the almond milk, almond butter, lemon juice and maple syrup. Then add in the grated carrots and mix well.
  2. Heat up a non-stick frying pan over medium heat and grease it lightly with some of the coconut oil. 
  3. Ladle 2 tablespoons of the pancake mix per pancake. Cook each pancake for about 2 minutes on one side, then flip and another 1-2 minutes on the other side.
  4. Serve with almond caramel sauce.

To make the almond caramel:

Heat up the maple syrup in a small pot over low heat. When it starts to boil gently, take it off the heat and stir in the almond butter with a pinch of salt.

Return the pan on the heat and simmer, stirring the caramel for another minute until thickened. Serves as a pancake topping. 

Disclaimer

These recipes are not provided with advice or guidance nor with any detail regarding allergies. You should only eat food contained in this blog if you know you are not allergic or have any dietary restrictions or special diet

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