Double Chocolate Brownies



  • 2cup about 2 small 6 inch mashed banana
  • 2cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 1 cup agave nectar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dark vegan chocolate chips
  • 1cup dark vegan chocolate chips (for topping)
  • 1cup buckwheat flour
  • 1cup brown rice flour
  • 1cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1teaspoon celtic sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / 350°F.
  2. Lightly grease a square 8-by-8-inch baking pan.
  3. Sift together the cocoa powder, flours, baking powder, xanthan and salt into the bowl of your stand mixer (or use a mixing bowl and an electric beater or spoon).
  4. Gently heat on a low flame one cup of the chocolate chips and agave until just melted and then stir in vanilla.
  5. Pour this mixture into the dry ingredients and mix gently until well combined.
  6. Mix together mashed banana and apple sauce. Fold in this mixture into the chocolate batter.
  7. Fold in chopped dates.
  8. Spoon mixture into pan and spread evenly.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes and then sprinkle the extra 1/2 cup chocolate chips over the mix.
  10. Place back in the oven for another 15-20 minutes.
  11. The brownies are done when an inserted skewer comes out clean. Let cool at room temperature before serving.