Christmas Tree Brownies

This fun and fabulously indulgent recipe from Violife is vegan too!

Preparation Time: 30min
Cooking Time: 40min


  • 1 tub Violife Cocospread
  • 125g all purpose flour
  • 115g plant-based butter, melted
  • 200g granulated sugar
  • 220g brown sugar
  • 86g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 125g water
  • 4tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • ½tsp salt

To Decorate: 

  • 1 tub Violife Creamy Original
  • 1tbsp vanilla extract
  • 6 candy canes, halved
  • Christmas sprinkles

To Make:

  1. Make the flax eggs by adding the water and flaxseeds in a bowl, while stirring. Set aside to thicken.
  2. Preheat the oven to 170°C and line a 27x20cm brownie tin with baking paper.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk the melted butter and sugars together. Add the flax eggs, vanilla and salt and whisk until evenly combined. Add the Violife Cocospread and fold in until combined. Sieve in the flour, baking powder and the cocoa powder and stir until combined. Pour the batter into the tin and smooth out with a spoon.
  4. Bake for 35-40min or until a toothpick inserted into the brownies comes out clean. Set aside until completely cooled.
  5. Cut the brownies into 12 equal triangles.
  6. In a bowl mix the Violife Creamy Original with the vanilla extract and place in a piping bag. Use this to decorate your brownies.
  7. Place a candy cane as a ‘base’ to each of your brownie trees. Sprinkle with Christmas sprinkles and enjoy!