Vegan Cosmic Brownies

These vegan cosmic brownies are nostalgic, chocolaty, and irresistibly good (not to mention gluten-free)! Step up your dessert game with these indulgent fudgy brownies topped with rich, decadent ganache and colorful sprinkles.


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Cosmic Brownies




  • 2 flax “eggs” (2 tbsp ground flax + 6 tbsp warm water)
  • ¾ cup (185g) runny nut/seed butter
  • ¼ cup (50g) coconut oil
  • ½ cup (75g) coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup (70g) cacao powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt


  • 1 cup (160g) chocolate chips
  • ⅓ cup coconut milk
  • Colorful vegan sprinkles for topping


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F/180C
  2. Whisk together the nut/seed butter, coconut sugar, prepared flax eggs, and vanilla.
  3. Stir in the cacao powder, baking soda, and salt to form a thick batter. If batter seems too dry add ¼ cup coconut oil or nondairy milk.
  4. Spread into a greased loaf pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes at 350ºF.
  5. Cool completely (or chill to speed it up) before frosting
  6. For the ganache, melt the chocolate chips with the coconut milk. Stir until smooth pour/spread on top of cooled brownies.
  7. Top with sprinkles. Chill until the ganache is set.
  8. Slice and enjoy!!


Find more of Sonya’s recipes on her blog, Sonya’s Open Cupboard, as well as her Instagram, @sonyas_open_cupboard.

We wouldn’t be surprised if these vegan cosmic brownies piqued your interest in gluten-free baking. We have a comprehensive guide to this intricate art right here.



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