If you're anything like me, your love for brownies may have brought you to the black bean brownie trend. When black bean brownies hit the baking scene, all I could think was -- this is blasphemous! Black beans in brownies? Awful! Never! But every recipe claimed no one would ever suspect black beans. I had to give it a try. Can you guess what happened?
I was deceived by a lie-- we all were! The brownies tasted like black beans.
I was determined to develop a black bean brownie recipe that didn't taste like beans and cocoa blended with a bit of sugar. I'm pleased to report that I was successful! My black bean brownies are decadent and rich in chocolatey flavor. And no one will ever be able to tell that there are black beans in them -- really! See the recipe below to learn how you can create these delicious treats, too.
A blender may be used in place of a food processor, but it will be more challenging to achieve a smooth batter, which is the key to a rich, chocolatey flavor without the taste of black beans.
Our black bean brownies are naturally sweetened, gluten-free, and vegan. Black bean brownies are a healthier choice and a perfect allergy-friendly alternative dessert. For the best black bean brownies, we recommend using the following ingredients:
You'll want to use a food processor to make your brownie batter as smooth as possible. A smooth batter is the key to delicious black bean brownies.
Not all black bean brownie recipes are created equal. I'm here to attest that these are the most delicious black bean brownies you will ever taste! You may be shocked to find that you prefer them to your old standbys.