Happy Friday! You deserve a little treat to celebrate. And what is better than a treat that tastes decadent and delicious, but is actually not terrible for you? These black bean brownies fit the bill. They are full of chocolatey flavour and so moist. You will love them and not even wonder why there are black beans in your brownies.
Hope everyone has a fun, fabulous, and healthy weekend. Sneak in a few treats and enjoy the sunshine! (Or in my case, I will be enjoying the rain I guess).
Black Bean BrowniesFrom The Best of Clean Eating
1 ounce dark organic chocolate (70% cocoa or greater)
1 1/2 cups black beans, rinsed and drained
1 egg white
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 heaped cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup raw organic honey
1/2 cup chopped unsalted walnuts
Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray an 8x8 inch baking dish with olive oil cooking spray (or line with parchment).
Melt dark chocolate in a small saucepan over low heat with one tablespoon water mixed in.
Combine melted chocolate, beans, eggs, egg white, oil, cocoa powder, baking powder, vanilla, applesauce and honey in a food processor. Process until smooth. Stir in walnuts and pour mixture into the baking dish.
Bake at 350°F for about 30 minutes.