My Classic Vegan Brownies (Nut & Dairy Free)

Classic vegan brownies

I’ve been meaning to recreate a vegan version of the classic brownie for so long now, and I’ve finally done it! I wanted to answer the age-old question “how to make brownies without eggs or milk” (though I’ve cheated a little and used plant-based milk).

This is a super simple recipe with just a few easy to access ingredients; NO sweet potato, NO black beans, NO bananas and NO tofu… because sometimes you just need a classic vegan brownie. So let’s get stuck in at make some egg free brownies from scratch!

These no-fuss egg free brownies are everything you want in a brownie: moist, fudgey and so decadent. You wouldn’t believe they’re egg free! They’re make a delicious dessert warmed up with a dollop of vegan cream or coconut yoghurt. 

If you make this recipe, please make sure to comment below or tag me in your recreations over on Instagram using @ginabnutrition or #ginabnutrition – I absolutely love to see them!

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Can You Actually Skip Eggs in Brownies?

Yes, you can definitely skip eggs in brownies (and I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised if you follow my recipe below!). Eggs are commonly used in baking recipes to provide structure, moisture, and binding to the batter. However, there are many egg substitutes available that can serve the same purpose in brownies.

Some popular egg substitutes for brownies include mashed bananas, unsweetened applesauce, yogurt, silken tofu, or commercially available egg replacers. These substitutes not only help in binding the ingredients together but also add moisture and tenderness to the brownies.

I’ve used, as per this recipe, Flax Eggs to replace the egg.

Overall, there are many ways to make delicious and fudgey brownies without using eggs, and it’s always worth trying different recipes and egg substitutes to find the perfect one for you!

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Here’s How to Make Egg Free Brownies From Scratch…

Classic Vegan Brownies

Georgina Burgess
This is a super simple recipe with just a few easy to access ingredients; NO sweet potato, NO black beans, NO bananas and NO tofu… because sometimes you just need a classic vegan brownie.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 16 Brownies


  • 1 Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1.25 Cups Plain Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 Cup Demerara Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Maple Syrup
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Flax Eggs (mix 2 tbsp ground flaxseed with 6 tbsp water and leave for 5 or so minutes until set)
  • 1 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Non Dairy Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Dark/Vegan Chocolate Chips


  • Preheat your oven to 190c
  • Line a 9×9" baking tin with baking paper
  • Into a large mixing bowl, sieve the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder, then add the sugar, sea salt and stir
  • In a separate bowl whisk together the oil, maple syrup, vanilla, milk and flax eggs
  • Pour the wet bowl into the dry bowl and mix thoroughly until well combined
  • Stir in the chocolate chips
  • Pour the mixture into your lined tin and smooth out with a spatula
  • Bake on the middle shelf for 25 minutes
  • Remove from the oven and leave until cooled before slicing into squares


Store in an airtight container
Keyword vegan dessert, vegan snacks

Egg Free Brownie Variations

There are a few variations you might want to try. I think one that goes without saying really is Egg Free Biscoff brownies! At the time of writing, I’m in the process of putting together an Egg Free Biscoff Brownie myself, but if you beat me to it, let me know how it goes!

For a unique twist on my classic brownie, try making these egg-free Biscoff brownies. Simply swirl in some Biscoff into your brownie batter before baking to add a rich, caramel flavour to your egg-free brownies. Don’t worry, Biscoff is accidentally vegan!

You can also top the brownies with a Biscoff drizzle for an extra special touch.

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  1. Does the 1/2 cup milk go with the wet ingredients in Step 3?

    1. ginaburgess96 says:

      Yes!! Thank you I will tweak that x

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