Pecan & Chocolate Chips Brownies

Pecan & Chocolate Chips Brownies

Dietary Vegan, Vegetarian
Meal type Dessert, Snack


  • 1/4 cup Coconut oil (or margarine)
  • 90g Dark chocolate (at least 70%)
  • 2 Flax eggs (2 tablespoons flax meal + 6 Tbs water)
  • 3/4 cups Coconut sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Agave syrup or Maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup Almond milk or favourite milk
  • 1 teaspoon Apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Spelt flour
  • 1/2 cup Wholemeal spelt flour
  • 1 tablespoon Cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 cup Dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup Pecan nuts (roughly chopped)
  • pinch Salt


Preheat your oven to 150C.
Prepare the flax eggs. Mix 2 Tbs flax meal with 6 Tbs water. Stir well and keep in the fridge until ready to use. They should get to a thick paste consistency.
Melt the dark chocolate and coconut oil together in a bain-marie. Stir a couple times. Let it cool down for a little while when melt.
Meanwhile in one bowl, add the vinegar to the milk and let it sits for a few minutes until it curdles.
Add the sugar and agave to the milk and whisk. Now add the flax eggs and whisk again.
Add the cooled melted chocolate and coconut oil to the milk mixture and give it a good stir.
Sift the flours, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl and add to the chocolate and milk. Fold in the pecan nuts ad chocolate chips.
Pour the batter in a greased and lined tin and bake for 35 minutes.
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