Vegan Recipes

Vegan One Bowl Lemon Brownies


Elevate your dessert game with these Vegan One Bowl Lemon Brownies – a zesty and delightful twist on traditional brownies. These citrus-infused treats offer a perfect balance of sweetness and tanginess, creating a unique and refreshing flavor profile. The best part? They come together effortlessly in just one bowl, making the baking process a breeze. Whether you’re a lemon lover or simply craving a light and satisfying vegan dessert, these One Bowl Lemon Brownies are sure to brighten your day with every bite.

Full Recipe:


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar (for dusting, optional)


  1. Preheat Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and line an 8×8-inch baking pan with parchment paper, leaving some overhang for easy removal.
  2. Mix Dry Ingredients:
    • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Add Wet Ingredients:
    • Add the applesauce, vegetable oil, fresh lemon juice, and lemon zest to the dry ingredients. Mix until well combined. The batter will be thick and smooth.
  4. Transfer to Pan:
    • Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan, spreading it evenly.
  5. Bake:
    • Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the edges are golden brown, and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few moist crumbs.
  6. Cool:
    • Allow the lemon brownies to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.
  7. Optional Dusting:
    • Once cooled, you can dust the top with powdered sugar for a decorative touch.
  8. Slice and Serve:
    • Lift the brownies out of the pan using the parchment paper overhang. Place them on a cutting board and slice into squares.
  9. Serve and Enjoy:
    • Serve these Vegan One Bowl Lemon Brownies and enjoy the citrusy goodness in each delectable bite!
Nutrition Facts (Per Serving – Makes about 16 servings):
  • Calories: 120
  • Fat: 3g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Total Carbohydrates: 23g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g
  • Sugars: 14g
  • Net Carbs: 23g

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