With ingredients including maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, and coconut oil, these are flavorful without that healthy taste you get with many vegan sweets.
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These brownies, all fudgy inside, crisp along the edges, are offered by the square at the recently opened Vegan Divas on 1st Avenue between 74th and 75th.
Longtime friends Przemek Adolf and Monika Luczak started Saucy by Nature as a way to focus on bringing local, seasonal products to market in a way that lets them work with a huge variety of flavors. Their sauces run the gamut from sweet to savory and are inspired by a wide range of culinary traditions.
With a texturally light crumb, each slice is studded with coarsely grated carrots and rough chopped walnuts. Spelt flour serves as the base, and the batter is lightly sweetened with maple syrup.
It's got the nice, oily mouthfeel of your "normal" doughnut thanks to a brush of coconut oil over the doughnut surface. Cinnamon-sugar to finish, and you won't be left feeling weighed down in the least.