Vegan Peanut Butter Brownie Cake

This recipe is inspired by Livia’s Kitchen’s chocolate and peanut butter birthday cake. This was so simple to make and is chocolatey, gooey and delicious. This week, my mum was celebrating her birthday and I knew that on this occasion I really had to create something yummy for her. I often find cakes can be one of the trickiest things to bake; they always seem to either not rise or sink in the middle. Without eggs and baking powder, it can be really hard to achieve a nice fluffy texture for sweet treats. However with this one, you really can’t go wrong with a gooey combination of peanut butter and cacao.



25g dark chocolate

200g smooth peanut butter

100ml brown rice or maple syrup

125ml almond milk

100g ground almonds

20g cacao powder

25g oat flour (or blended oats)


65g smooth peanut butter

40ml brown rice or maple syrup

10g cacao powder

30ml almond milk


Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

Line a square baking tin with grease proof paper.

Break the dark chocolate into a microwaveable bowl and microwave until fully melted.

Mix the melted chocolate, peanut butter, maple/brown rice syrup and almond milk in a bowl until combined.

Add the ground almonds, cacao powder and oat flour/blended oats and combine it all. Add extra almond milk if needed.

Pour it in the lined tin and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Whilst the cake is cooling, mix all the frosting ingredients together, again adding more milk if too thick.

Spread the icing over the cooled cake. I then sprinkled crushed peanuts over my brownie cake.

Slice the brownie into squares and enjoy!



Author: Rachel Fox

Hello I am a second year Fashion Communication and Promotion student who is a creative and self-motivated individual with a strong interest in visual content creation. I am always seeking opportunities to broaden my skills and experiences within the dynamic creative industries; this being evident within my blog and online portfolio. With experience of both working and studying within the fast-passed sector, I have practical industry-level awareness that I apply to every assigned brief as well as personal endeavour. My work spans a variety of topics including Fashion, Lifestyle, Travel, Food and issues surrounding Societal and Environmental affairs. I am able to produce a range of innovative, forward-thinking outcomes that are tailored to the chosen target consumer. Being driven, ambitious and organised, I strive to share my enthusiasm for the world of visual communication.

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