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Black bean brownie
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Super healthy, with very little flour and full full of chocolate!

Course: Dessert
Servings: 16 slices
Author: Gaspar Carreira
  • 2 cups black beans unsalted
  • 1 cup peanut butter unsalted
  • 4 eggs replacement* or 3 regural eggs
  • 1/3 cup oil sunflower or coconut are the recommended
  • 1 cup coconut or muscovado sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 100 g dark chocolate
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 3/4 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1/3 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 100 g dark chocolate
  • 1/4 cup honey, maple syrup or your favourite syrup
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C

  2. Put the beans and peanut butter in a processor until you get a homogeneous mixture without large pieces of beans.

  3. In a bowl beat the eggs together with the sugar, oil, vanilla, and milk. Add the melted chocolate and mix gently until everything is well integrated.

  4. Add the mixture of beans and peanut butter to the chocolate mixture and mix well. Add all the dry ingredients and mix until you get a homogenous mixture, without lumps, it must be a wet mixture. If necessary add more milk.

  5. Put the mixture in a 20x30 mold with parchment paper and bake for 20-25 minutes or until it is dry on top but still a little wet inside. Cool before cutting

  1. Melt the chocolate along with the oil. You can use the microwave. Heat the milk until it is warm and mix everything. Put the ganache on the brownies and cool for 2 hours

Recipe Notes

* You can use an Orgran type egg replacement, or prepare one with 1 teaspoon of flax flour and 3 tablespoons of water for each egg, mix and let stand 15 minutes.