These Vegan Courgette Brownies are so chocolatey and delicious, whether you're vegan or not, don't miss out on this delicious bake.

By Chiarina Marchesi of Plastic Free Mummy


  • 250g plain flour
  • 250g sugar
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • 1.5tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of sea or rock salt
  • 125ml vegetable oil
  • 2tsp vanilla paste
  • 250g coarsely grated courgette (about 1 large one)
  • Icing sugar to dust
  • Tsp of cinnamon (optional)
  • Crushed walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees and either lightly grease a baking tray or line with parchment paper.
  2. Sieve flour, cocoa powder and baking powder into a large mixing bowl or stand mixer.
  3. Add in the remaining ingredients ensuring everything is fully mixed.
  4. Pour the brownie mixture into your tray (about 3cm in depth) and bake for around 20mins (you want the middle to be cooked but still quite moist).
  5. Leave to cool before removing from tray, dust with icing sugar and cut into squares.

With thanks to Chiarina Marchesi of Plastic Free Mummy for the recipe.

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