Sometimes you simply need a treat! These devilishly delicious brownies have no additives, preservatives, gluten, dairy, or refined sugar. But the best part is, you'd never know it! Plus they pack a protein punch with the black beans!
Source: Jim Weber; inspired by https://www.eatingbirdfood.com/fudgy-maple-flourless-black-bean-brownies/
1⁄3 cupcoconut oil or butter (melted)
1⁄4 cupraw cacao powder or cocoa butter
1⁄8 teaspoonsea salt
1 teaspoonpure vanilla extract (gluten-free)
1⁄4 cuppure maple syrup
1⁄3 cupgluten-free, dairy-free chocolate (optional, chips or chunks)
1⁄3 cupchopped raw walnuts
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease an 8x8" baking pan with coconut oil or butter.
Place beans, eggs, coconut oil, cacao powder, salt, vanilla, and maple syrup in food processor and blend until smooth. Remove the blade and gently stir in chocolate chips and walnuts.
Transfer mixture to prepared pan. Bake for 35 mins, or until brownies are set in the center and a toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely. Cut into 9 squares.
Best served warm. (Recipe♦424)