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Raw Vegan Chocolate Brownies with Tahini Miso Icing

Raw Vegan Chocolate Brownies with Tahini Miso Icing

A delicious but healthy way to serve brownies, raw and with a umami tahini-miso icing!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Raw Food
Diet: Vegan
Keyword: Raw Brownies, vegan brownies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 12 squares
Calories: 252kcal
Author: Freya


  • Blender or food mixer
  • 9" brownie pan, lined
  • Spatula


For the Raw Brownies

  • 1 cup Almonds soaked in water for at least an hour
  • ½ cup pecans
  • 2 cups Dates stoned and soaked in hot water
  • ½ cup Cacao or Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil warmed
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 pinch Sea Salt

For the Tahini Miso Icing

  • ¼ cup hot Water
  • 1 tablespoon Miso Paste
  • ¼ cup Date Syrup (or Maple Syrup)
  • 1 cup Coconut Milk canned
  • 1 tablespoon Tahini Paste


To make the Raw Brownies

  • Drain the soaked almonds, but reserve some of the liquid. You may need to add a little a bit later.
  • Place in a blender or food processor along with the drained dates, pecans, vanilla extract, coconut oil, salt and cacao powder. Blend until you have a thick paste. You will need to periodically scrape the bowl down as this mixture is VERY thick.
  • You may find that the mixture gets "stuck" in the blender, if so, add a little of your soaking water, just to get it going again.
  • Once the mixture is fully amalgamated, scrape out into your prepared brownie pan and smooth out. Chill for an hour or so.
  • Once thoroughly cool, using a sharp knife, cut into small squares. You can now ice them, or keep them chilled in the fridge for 5 days. You can also freeze them, in a ziplock bag for about a month.

To make the Tahini Miso Icing

  • Dissolve the Miso paste in the water, in a small saucepan.
  • Add all the other ingredients and lightly whisk to combine.
  • Break gently to a boil, and let simmer until your icing starts to thicken.
  • Remove from the heat and leave to cool completely.
  • Pour over your raw brownies, or serve as a sauce over them, if you prefer.
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Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 60mg | Potassium: 312mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2mg