Fudgy Vegan Birthday Cake Brownies

Fudgy Vegan Birthday Cake Brownies

  • Author: Kristina LaRue
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 12 brownies 1x


Fudgy Vegan Birthday Cake Brownies moist. chocolate. birthday cake. in brownie form with an extra chocolate fudge factor.



  • ½ cup Thrive Culinary Algae Oil
  • ½ cup 100% pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed (to make “flax eggs” see notes below)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ cup full fat coconut milk
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup cocoa powder (vegan)
  • ½ cup gluten free all purpose flour
  • ½ cup superfine almond flour
  • ½ cup vegan chocolate chips


  1. Prepare flax eggs by mixing 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed with 6 tablespoons water and place in refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F; grease 12 count muffin tin with Thrive Culinary Algae Oil.
  3. In large bowl, mix together Thrive, maple syrup, flax eggs, vanilla, and coconut milk.
  4. Whisk in baking powder and cocoa powder until fully combined.
  5. Stir in gluten free all purpose flour and almond flour; fold in chocolate chips.
  6. Spoon brownie batter into prepared muffin cups, and top with additional chocolate chips if desired.
  7. Bake for 25-28 minutes or until brownies are set. Allow to cool before removing from pan; may need to run knife around edge to gently release brownie from sides of pan.
  8. Store in airtight container on countertop for 2-3 days or in refrigerator for up to a week.


  • Serving Size: 1 brownie
  • Calories: 261
  • Sugar: 11g
  • Sodium: 23mg
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 9g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 23g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg