Fudgy Vegan Brownies

These vegan brownies come out moist and fudgy every time.
Add dairy-free chocolate chips for extra sweetness and chocolate flavor!

There are a lot of weird vegan brownie recipes out there. Black bean brownies, sweet potato brownies, and even zucchini brownies all exist… and they’re actually pretty good. However, sometimes you just want a good old-fashioned chocolate brownie. Something fudgy and sweet, with no secret ingredients. That’s where recipes like this one come in!

Unlike the crazy hidden-vegetable brownies, this vegan brownie recipe gives you exactly what you expect: sweet, chocolatey flavor with a moist texture. If you’re on team cakey-brownies, this is not the recipe for you. This is about as fudgy as brownies get! In addition to being a great classic brownie recipe, this recipe is also super quick and easy. It’s the perfect last-minute dessert for a party or bake sale.

Anytime you have a craving for chocolate, or when you need to bake something for an event, it’s super handy to have this brownie recipe in your back pocket. I can almost guarantee that you already have all of the ingredients in your pantry! Don’t forget to hit the “Pin it” button on the photos to save this recipe on Pinterest. That way, you’ll have this brownie recipe ready to go whenever you need it.

If you’re looking to jazz up your basic brownies, don’t forget to check out these recipes:

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Fudgy Vegan Brownies

There's no beans or vegetables hidden in these vegan brownies. They're just classic, fudgy, brownies full of chocolate flavor!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Dairy Free, Vegan
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24 brownies
Calories 189.5 kcal
Author Ayaka


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • 1 cup dairy-free chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9”x13” baking pan and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Pour in the water, oil, and vanilla and stir until incorporated. If using chocolate chips, stir these in now.
  4. Transfer the batter to the greased baking pan, using a spatula to spread evenly.
  5. Bake for about 30 minutes, until top becomes matte. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  6. Once cooled, slice brownies into 24 squares. Serve immediately or cover and store at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Recipe Notes

  • These brownies can be wrapped in aluminum foil and frozen for up to 3 months. Thaw at room temperature in a single layer before serving.

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