This rich and fudgy Vegan Skillet Brownie is layered with an easy to make vegan salted caramel and dotted with cashews. There’s a secret ingredient in here that makes them extra delicious.
Vegan Salted Caramel:
- 3/4 cup coconut cream, scooped from the top of a full-fat can of coconut milk
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (see notes)
Vegan Skillet Brownie:
- 3/4 cup So Delicious Salted Caramel Cluster Frozen Dessert
- 1/3 cup coconut oil
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour (sub gluten-free, if needed)
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 cup toasted cashews
- Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Grease (with coconut oil) and flour a 9″ skillet.
- Heat the coconut cream and brown sugar in a medium-sized pot oveddr medium-high heat. Bring the pot to a boil then reduce the heat. You want it to continue to boil, but not boil over. Let the caramel boil for 5 minutes, without stirring, then remove it from the heat.
- While the caramel is cooking, start the brownies. Place the So Delicious in a large bowl and set it aside. Melt the coconut oil in a small pan over medium heat. Add the chocolate chips and whisk until melted. Pour into the bowl with the So Delicious, add 1/4 cup water, and whisk to combine.
- In a medium-sized bowl, whisk the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and sea salt. Pour into the large bowl and stir into the batter. Fold in the cashews.
- Spread half the batter in the prepared skillet. Cover with 1/3 of the caramel sauce then top the caramel with the remaining batter. The batter is quite thick so you will need to spread it out. Place 6 dollops of the caramel sauce on the top then take a knife and run it through the caramel and batter to create swirls.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the brownies are just barely cooked through. Let the brownies cool for 10 minutes before you cut into them and serve with some So Delicious on the side.
Avoid using boxed table salt in the caramel as it will give it a strong metallic flavor.