Vegan Chocolate Orange Bars on a wooden tray
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4.7 from 10 votes

Vegan Chocolate Orange Oat Bars

These vegan chocolate orange oat bars are quick and easy, but full of flavour. The decadent chocolate pairs beautifully with the citrusy orange.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 218kcal
Author: Kate Hackworthy | Veggie Desserts

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (115g) dairy-free butter
  • 1 cup (85g) oats
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • ½ tsp orange zest
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cup (100g) plain (all purpose) flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder

For the icing:

  • 125 g powdered icing sugar (confectioner's)
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 2 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180C/350F. Lightly grease a loaf pan.
  • In a large saucepan over a low heat, melt the butter/spread.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the oats, sugar, cocoa, orange juice, zest and salt, mixing until completely combined.
  • Stir in the baking powder and the flour, a little bit at a time.
  • Pour into the prepared pan and gently press down. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and leave in the tin to cool.

For the icing:

  • Once the bars are cooled, combine the icing sugar, orange juice and cocoa, mixing until smooth and a thick glossy consistency.
  • Pour over cooled oats, and smooth with a spatula.
  • Leave to cool completely.
  • Once the icing has set, cut into bars and store in an airtight container.

Notes

This recipe was created by Isabella King of the blog CorianderQueen.

Nutrition

Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 105mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.9mg