Black Bean Brownies
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Serves: 12-16 brownies
  • I 15 oz can black beans, rinsed & drained
  • 3 tbsp. Agave syrup
  • 1 tsp. Baking powder
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp grape seed oil (coconut or sunflower seed oil can also be used)
  • 3 tbsp. Brewed coffee
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup semi sweet chocolate chunks
  • Melted Nutella for drizzling on top (optional)l
  • Hazelnuts or nuts of your choice, chopped for top (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a blender, add the black beans, agave syrup, cocoa powder, salt, vanilla extract, grape seed oil & brewed coffee. Mix until combined well.
  3. Add in the baking powder & eggs. Mix again,
  4. Stir in chocolate chunks by hand.
  5. Grease an 8x8 square baking pan or line with parchment paper. Pour batter in & bake for 20-25 minutes. Test with toothpick to determine if cooked through.
  6. Let brownies cool then drizzle with melted Nutella & garnish with chopped hazelnuts or nuts of your choice.
Recipe by Grey Stripes & Denim at