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Mar 07 2014
4 years ago
12:32 PM MST

Black Bean Brownies

Mar 07, 2014 @ 12:32 PM MST
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Did you know that you can create delicious chocolate brownies using black beans as the main ingredient?! Yep, today I am replacing the flour commonly found in brownie recipes with pureed black beans. These brownies are soooo good – they come out moist, dense, and with lots of chocolate flavor.

How to make brownies with black beans

Black Bean Brownies

Replace flour with pureed black beans for a surprisingly delicious gluten-free brownie!

Serves: 16

Cook Time: 30 minutes




  • Step 1:

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease an 8x8 pan.

  • Step 2:

    Place beans in food processor and process until mashed. Add eggs, vanilla, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, sugar and oil. Process until smooth.

  • Step 3:

    Pour into pan and sprinkle chocolate chips on top. Bake for 30-35 minutes.

Additional Notes

(Adapted from

Pan of black bean brownies Hip2Save

I set these brownies out after dinner and my family gobbled them up! I hope your family enjoys them too!

Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s recipes created just for Hip2Save, click here.

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