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Red Velvet Brownies

Rasika Dhadiwal @veggie-bites
Brownies are my besties. I love to bake them , decorate them and eat them.The bite itself feels heaven with a whopping chocolate that goes inside.These eggless red velvet brownies are a perfect treat for your loved ones.This recipe is a keeper and belongs to my keto friends as well as vegan followers 😊 
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Bakes, Cakes, Dessert
Cuisine World Wide
Servings 16 pieces


  • 3/4 cup All purpose flour minus 2 tablespoon
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup Melted butter/oil
  • 5 tbsp non flavoured thick yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp Wilton red colour
  • 1 tsp Beetroot extract


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line a square baking pan (9x9 inch) with parchment paper and lightly spray with baking spray. Set aside.
  • Sieve the dry ingredients i.e. flour, cocoa and baking powder in a bowl.
  • Whisk butter or oil and sugar together, in a large mixing bowl until white and fluffy.
  • Now in a small mixing bowl, whisk the yogurt, baking powder and vanilla extract.
  • Add the yogurt mixture to the whisked oil and sugar and fold the batter gently.  Add the sieved dry ingredients and fold the batter gently. Not too many strokes.
  • Add about 3 teaspoon of Wilton red colour or beetroot extract (grate and squeeze for colour). Fold the batter gently until lumps dissolve. Do not overfold.
  • Transfer batter to the prepared pan.
  • Bake brownies for 25-30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out with a few moist crumbs. Cool completely before frosting and cutting.
  • Remove brownies from the pan. Drizzle some white melted chocolate over top of brownies. Sprinkle with sprinkles and cut into 9 large squares and serve. 
  • I used heart shaped cookie cutters for my valentine ❤️

Instructions for Keto Brownies

  • Replace flour with 3/4 cup almond flour. Skip cornflour.
  • Cocoa powder with keto cocoa.
  • Substitute sugar with stevia (plant based zero calorie) sugar.
  • (Substitute 1 cup of sugar for 18 to 24 stevia sweetener packets, 1/3 to 1/2 teaspoon of undiluted stevia powder or 1 teaspoon of a liquid stevia extract. Choose the amount based on how sweet you wish your cake to be)
    Rest be the same.

For Vegan Brownies

  • Replace flour with 3/4 cup almond flour. Skip cornflour.
  • Replace yogurt with 1:3 flax seeds meal is to water. So 1 tablespoon of flaxseed meal mixed in three tablespoon of water.
  • Use vegan butter
    Rest be the same.



  • Sieve all the dry ingredients before use.
  • Use all ingredients at room temperature.
  • Do not over fold the batter.
  • Skip salt if using salted butter.
  • Too much coloring can turn the taste bitter.
Keyword eggless baking, Red velvet, vegan, vegetarian