Delicious Brownies for Lazy Vegans

Not only am I a picky vegan, sometimes I’m lazy, too!  Okay, maybe not so much lazy as busy, but lazy sounds funnier.  So I bring you a very easy brownie:  it comes from a mix.  One you, yes you, can find at your local grocery store (at least here in the States).

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The Duncan Hines Family Style Chewy Fudge Brownie Mix happens to be vegan, so long as you leave the egg out.  I used a flax egg replacer (1 Tbs ground flax to 3 Tbs water for each egg to be replaced) and otherwise followed the directions on the box.
I also used Pillsbury’s Coconut Pecan Frosting.  It’s very sweet, but I like it that way.  As near as I can tell the frosting is vegan.  It does have added mono-glycerides, but those have been verified vegan for some of the other flavors, so I’m assuming it’s the same here.
Also, this is my first VeganMoFo post!

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7 Responses to Delicious Brownies for Lazy Vegans

  1. aimee says:

    Thanks for your exhaustive research! Sometimes it pays to be lazy! (Er, I mean busy!)

  2. evestirs says:

    who would have guessed that mix was vegan?

    nice find!

  3. Jodie says:

    I have to admit, one of my friends told me the mix was vegan- I just had to read the ingredients for myself to verify! I am very glad to have that information, though. They are mighty tasty.

  4. tofufreak says:

    thanks for the tip! i’ll be sure to use the idea when i’m too *busy* haha

  5. Bex says:

    mmm brownie with coconut pecan frosting sounds so yummy right about now.

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