Black Bean Brownies

Desserts | Gluten-Free | High in Fiber | Vegetarian

Black beans replace the flour in these moist, deep chocolate brownies. These brownies are gluten-free and packed with protein.

Black Bean Brownies
8
Servings
35-40 minutes + cooling
Total Time
$0.19
Cost per serving
Temperature: 350 degrees
Serving size:2, 2"x2" brownies
Prep time:15 minutes
Cook time:20-25 minutes
Total time:35-40 minutes + cooling
Equipment:

Can opener

Mixing bowl, 2 quart

Potato masher or fork

Measuring cups and spoons

8x8 inch baking dish or pan

Utensils:

Mixing spoon

Toothpick to test

Serving Suggestion:

Have a glass of fat-free milk with a brownie for a healthy snack.

 

Recipe adapted from Share Our Strength's Cooking Matters

Ingredients

Cooking spray or oil

1 16 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained (about 2 cups cooked)

1/4 cup oil, vegetable or canola 

3 large eggs

2/3 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup baking cocoa

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions

  1. Before you begin wash your hands, surfaces, and utensils.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Prepare an 8x8 inch pan or baking dish: spray with cooking spray or rub with oil.
  4. Use a potato masher or fork to completely break up the beans.
  5. Add the oil to the beans. Stir to mix completely to be sure that all beans are completely mashed.
  6. Add the eggs and mix well.
  7. Add brown sugar and cocoa and mix well.
  8. Add vanilla extract, baking powder and salt.
  9. Pour into the prepared baking pan. Sprinkle with chocolate chips (optional).
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  11. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into 16 pieces.

Tips

  • Add 1 tablespoon of instant coffee to the mix for a mocha flavor.
  • Add 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper for a flash of heat.
Ingredients

What goes in Black Bean Brownies ?

Black Beans
Black Beans
Canola Oil
Canola Oil

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
230
TOTAL FAT
10g
SODIUM
300mg
TOTAL CARBS
33g
PROTEIN
7g
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