Are you ready for another autumnal recipe? Then these pumpkin brownies, spiced up with ginger and cinnamon might just be the thing you need. I had this beautiful little Hokkaido pumpkin in my kitchen and I thought cake would be one of the best ways to serve it. I must admit, I am also a huge fan of carrot cake. So I was certain that I would like these pumpkin brownies, too.
This is a vegan recipe once again. I feel that with the pumpkin puree in these delicious brownies there really is no egg replacement whatsoever needed. It is really simple to make this recipe, as there are no fancy ingredients needed – besides the pumpkin – and it also is really quickly made. I hope that you’ll enjoy them just as much as I did!
Printable recipe below.
Baking tray (40cm x 25cm)
600 g Hokkaido (I used a rather little pumpkin and was able to get 600g of flesh)
120 g sunflower oil
170 g sugar
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
25 g cocoa powder
25 g dark (vegan) chocolate, melted
2 tsp baking powder
½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
- Peel the pumpkin with knife, cut it in half and scoop out the seeds. Now cut the pumpkin into rough cubes. Place them in a pot and fill it with enough water to cover the cubes. Let the water boil for about 10 minutes. The pumpkin has to be soft, so that you can mash it with a fork. Once it is soft, drain the water from the pumpkin and start mashing it. Of course you can also use a blender.
- Add oil, sugar, ginger and cinnamon to the pumpkin puree and mix well.
Preheat the oven to 180°C.
- Meanwhile, melt the chocolate in the microwave.
- Add the melted chocolate and then also flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and cocoa powder to the pumpkin mixture. Mix everything together until it is combined well. You should now have a soft lump of dough, which you can spread on your baking tray lined with parchment paper. You can use your hands, simply make sure that the dough is distributed evenly.
- Bake the pumpkin brownies in the oven for about 25-30 minutes.
I hope you enjoy these little autumnal treats. If you made these, please let me know how they turned out (You can tag me on Instagram @fondofflavour).