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vegan tahini brownie recipe

Vegan Tahini Brownies

This vegan tahini brownie recipe is the perfect solution to satisfy any sweet cravings- they have fudgy gooey texture and have the perfect balance of sweet and saltiness

Course Dessert
Cuisine American, middle eastern
Keyword brownies, tahini bakes, tahini brownies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 slices


For the Brownies

  • ¼ cup tahini
  • ½ cup coconut oil, melted
  • ¾ cup coconut sugar
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 flax eggs, 2 tbsp flaxseeds + 6 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • ¼ cup Huel Salted Caramel powder, or your choice of protein powder/plain flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • ½ cup halva, crumbled, or chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup plant milk

For the Drizzle

  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 3 tbsp icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp plant milk
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds, for decorating


For the Brownies

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and line a 8 inch square pan with baking paper

  2. Whisk the tahini, coconut sugar, melted melted coconut oil. Whisk until it looks caramel-like.

  3. Slowly add the cocoa powder in ¼ cup increments, and whisk until smooth. Scrape down the sides of the bowl to make sure everything is combined. Whisk in flax eggs, vanilla, plant milk and salt. Add in the Huel powder (or protein powder/flour) and use a spatula to fold it in until well-incorporated.

  4. Add more plant milk/huel powder if the mix is looking to thick/runny, respectively.

  5. Fold in the halva, then transfer the mix into the prelined baking dish. Bake for 20-25 mins.

For the swirl

  1. Combine the tahini, icing sugar and plant milk and whisk until you get a smooth texture. Add more plant milk if necessary.

  2. Once the brownies have completely cooled, drizzle over the tahini icing then sprinkle over the sesame seeds- enjoy!