Olive Oil Brownies with Coconut Cream Frosting

A big hit among those who tasted these!


  • 2/3 cup  Olive Oil

  • 2 cups brown sugar  

  • 1 ½ cups unbleached flour

  • 1 ½ tsp  vanilla extract

  • ½ cup dark chocolate, mint and/ or peanut butter chips  

  • 1 tsp baking soda  

  • 3/4 cup of the most expensive cocoa powder in the shop

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 substitute eggs.


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees .

  • In one bowl, whisk together the olive oil, brown sugar, vanilla extract, & the 2 substitute eggs.

  • In a larger bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder.

  • Add the olive oil mixture to the flour mixture, and whisk until smooth.

  • Fold in the chips.

  • Prepare an 8” x 8” baking pan by rubbing lightly with olive oil.

  • Pour brownie batter into the baking pan. It should be about 2/3 full.

  • Bake for 22-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the brownies comes out with just a few crumbles of batter.

  • Let the brownies cool. Slice and serve. Recipe modified from here.

Coconut Cream Frosting


Coconut cream

Powdered Sugar

Vanilla Extract


Mix together until you love the taste! Begin with a half spoon of vanilla and a tiny pinch of salt.

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