I know it seems a little odd to have black beans in your brownies, but I promise you: there isn't even a slight hint of black bean flavor in the final product.
This recipe has been tested on the pickiest, least-vegan-friendly of eaters and passed with flying colors, woohoo!
Prepare to be amazed by this recipe.
These scrumptious brownies are...
& packed with fiber and protein!
They are a 100% guilt-free treat! Super easy to make - entirely prepped in the blender!
Cost per serving: $0.50
Calories per serving: 71
Equipment you'll need: high-speed blender, 8x8" cake pan
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
3 Tbsp chia powder + 9 Tbsp water
1 Tbsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup Lakanto Maple Syrup (use coupon code ANNIE for 20% off!)
1/2 cup Lakanto Monk Fruit Sweetener, granulated (use coupon code ANNIE for 20% off!)*
5 Tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
3 Tbsp Lily's Sugar Free Chocolate Chips (optional)
*Or other granulated sweetener of choice equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar
1. Preheat oven to 350F, spray cake pan with non-stick spray or line with parchment paper, and set aside.
2. Add chia powder and water to small mixing bowl and stir.
3. Place all other ingredients except chocolate chips in high-speed blender. Add chia mixture last.
4. Blend until smooth.
5. Transfer mixture into prepared baking pan, and top with chocolate chips if desired.
6. Bake for 30 minutes.