Vegan Christmas Tree Brownies

Looking for a fun vegan treat for Christmas? Try making these brownies in the shape of Christmas trees. I used pomegranate seeds for the Christmas decorations.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 brownies

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¼ cup pomegranate, seeds only, or more to taste

  • 16 candy stars

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a rectangular baking dish.

  2. Combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Make an indention in the middle and pour in water, oil, and vanilla extract. Mix everything well into a smooth batter. Pour batter into prepared baking dish.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the surface is no longer shiny and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 30 to 40 minutes. Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Run a table knife around the edges to loosen. Invert carefully onto a serving plate or cooling rack. Let cool completely.

  4. Cut brownies into pointy triangles. Garnish each with pomegranate seeds and place a star-shaped candy on top.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

291 Calories
15g Fat
40g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 291
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Sodium 42mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 25mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 89mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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