Vegan and Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Cake

if you crave a giant peanut butter cup but in cake form then you must make my Vegan and Gluten Free Peanut Butter Brownie Cake!

never have i ever had a tastier brownie, oh my gosh! Vegan and Gluten Free Peanut Butter Brownie Cake is super fudgy and totally satisfying.

this cake truly tastes much more indulgent than it actually is.

in fact, you probably have almost all of the ingredients sitting in your pantry! you may not have tapioca flour, but you can also use arrowroot and even corn starch.

the star of this recipe is the peanut butter of course. there’s just a casual peanut butter puddle in the middle of the cake.

i wouldn’t have it any other way though. the peanut butter puddle is why i call this recipe peanut butter cup brownie cake, it reminds me of a peanut butter cup.

the inside of Vegan and Gluten Free Peanut Butter Brownie Cake is soooo chocolatey! you’re going to need cocoa powder and also some chocolate chunks or chips.

here’s everything you need to make Vegan and Gluten Free Peanut Butter Brownie Cake

almond flour

tapioca flour

baking powder

cocoa powder

runny peanut butter (trader joe’s, sprouts, crazy richard’s or whole foods brand)

coconut sugar

maple syrup

vanilla extract

extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil

dairy free milk

chocolate chips or chunks

Vegan and Gluten Free Peanut Butter Brownie Cake is

100% vegan

gluten free

super fudgy

made with wholesome ingredients

freezer friendly

sturdy enough to eat like a brownie

if you love my Vegan and Gluten Free Peanut Butter Brownie Cake, then try these other recipes from my blog!

Easy Vegan Blueberry Coffee Cake

Healthy Vegan Cinnamon Roll Bread

High Protein Vegan Pb & J Blondies 

No Bake Blueberry Superfood Lactation Cookies

Vegan and Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Caramel Muffins

Vegan and Gluten-Free Banana Cookie Cake

Lightened Up Vegan Lemon Cake

Vegan Gingerbread French Toast

Healthy Vegan Carrot Cake Baked Oats

Vegan and Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake Donuts

Vegan and Gluten Free Coffee Cake Bread

Vegan Tahini Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Healthy Vegan Snickerdoodle Cake

Vegan and Gluten Free Coffee Cake Muffins

Vegan and Gluten Free Peppermint Brownie Cake

Semi-Homemade Vegan and GF Cookies and Cream Cake

Fudgy Vegan Brookie Cake Bread

are you going to make my Vegan and Gluten Free Peanut Butter Brownie Cake?!

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Vegan and Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Cake

Recipe by MaryCourse: Cakes, Desserts


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  • 2 cups almond flour

  • 1/3 cup tapioca flour

  • 2 tsp baking powder

  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder

  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar

  • 1/3 cup runny peanut butter

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

  • 1/4 cup evoo or avocado oil

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 cup dairy free milk

  • 1/3-1/2 cup chocolate chunks or chips

  • peanut butter for topping


  • preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • mix the brownie ingredients until a thick batter forms and then fold in the chocolate chips.
  • place in an 8 x 8 round cake pan and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • cool down completely, add runny peanut butter to the top and enjoy!
  • store in the fridge or freezer in an airtight container.
  • replace the peanut butter in the cake batter with runny almond butter
  • add a date caramel sauce instead of peanut butter on top (1 and 1/4 cup pitted dates blended in a food processor with 1/3 cup (or more) dairy free milk).
  • add toasted coconut to the top!

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2 Responses

  1. I notice that on top of the peanut butter there is also an additional chocolate drizzle. Is that just a basic ganache recipe?

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