Rich Black Beans Chocolate Brownies !

Just one day off work this week means that it is being spent in the house mainly, slept until late as I needed to catch up on it, waking up at 7 all week is not that easy!

Since I found this  https://fionabluerecipes.wordpress.com/2013/06/26/healthy-baking-swaps/comment-page-1/#comment-47  that I wanted to try to make brownies with black beans, so I searched the internet, the best cook book ever, and found a recipe at the food network website. The measures are in cups, the american way, but you can find the conversion quite easily on the internet. I have one of that plastic measuring cups that have all sorts of measurements in it, so I hope it is accurate.

At this very moment I’m waiting for the brownies to cool so i can cut and plate them, hope it’s tastyyyy!

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The ingredients :

3/4 cup cooked black bean

1/2 cup vegetable oil, or olive oil

2 eggs

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

2/3 cup sugar

1 teaspoon instant coffee or espresso

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup mini chocolate chips, divided

1/3 cup flour (wholemeal)

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar, for dusting

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This is the original recipe, I swapped sugar for honey and added 2 tablespoons of matcha. I used a whole packet of dark 70% chocolate, and unfortunately I didn’t have better choco powder, just the cadbury one…

I blended everything wet together, beans with oil until smooth, after eggs, melted chocolate and cocoa powder, coffee, vanilla extract and honey. On a bowl I mixed flour, baking powder and salt and added this to the blender and pulse just until all is mixed.

I broke some pieces of chocolate and added to the mixture. Grease your baking tray and bake for 20m at 200 C or 390 F.

Enjoy and let me know if you ever baked sweets with unexpected ingredients!

They taste amazing, rich and moist!! Perfect with some green tea with mint leaves!

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Take care till next time xx

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