Whole Food Plant-Based Fudge Brownies Recipe

February 14, 2019

Whole Food Plant-Based Fudge Brownies Recipe

Happy Valentine’s Day! What better way to show your loved one you care than with baked goods? Even better, this whole food plant-based fudge brownies recipe is packed with nutrients (but nobody has to know!). High in fiber, potassium, iron, protein, beta-carotene and antioxidants -- and no refined sugars in sight.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25-30 minutes


-2 cups cooked sweet potato

-1 cup black beans

-8 dates, soaked and pitted

-6 TBS cocoa powder

-6 TBS natural peanut butter

-1/4 a cup of maple or date syrup

¼ a cup of coconut flakes (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Blend all ingredients (except for coconut flakes) in a food processor until smooth
  3. Spread into a baking dish and top with coconut flakes
  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes
  5. Chill for a few hours, and enjoy cold


Nutrition Label WFPB Fudge Brownies


By Caroline DiNicola Fawley

Caroline is a plant-based chef, recipe designer, and whole food plant-based nutrition educator, with a Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies.