Okay, so black beans and chocolate seem kinda strange to many, I am sure. But, you gotta trust me. You gotta try these Black Bean Brownies! They are gluten-free and vegan. The beans essentially replace any flour. I hope you’ll try making this recipe and let me know how it goes in the comments below.
BLACK BEAN BROWNIES
1 can black beans
1/3 cup applesauce
3 TBSP coconut oil
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/8 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 cup turbinado sugar
1 TBSP flaxseed meal
2 1/2 TBSP water
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Meanwhile, grease a small square baking pan.
- Make a flaxseed “egg” by combining the water and the flaxseed meal in a small bowl. Stir well. Let stand for at least 5 minutes. You now have a flaxseed “egg”.
- Rinse and drain the black beans, and place in a blender. Toss the remaining ingredients in a blender along with the flaxseed “egg” and puree until smooth.
- If the mixture is too dry, add some water, a little at a time. Transfer into the baking pan, spreading evenly and bake for 40 minutes. Slice into squares and enjoy.
These Black Bean Brownies are Gluten-Free and Vegan/Vegetarian.