These tasty brownies are made without any flour, so you can eat them even if you’re avoiding wheat and/or gluten. The black bean is a surprising ingredient that gives this treat texture, but doesn’t interfere with the chocolate taste. We promise!
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- 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 3 large eggs
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- Cooking oil spray
- Preheat oven to 350 F.
- Spray the inside of an 8”x8” baking pan with cooking spray.
- Place the drained black bean and the oil in a food processor or blender. Process until smooth and creamy.
- Pour into a bowl. Add eggs, sugar, cocoa powder, almond extract, cinnamon and baking powder. Stir until well blended. Do not overbeat.
- Pour into the prepared baking pan.
- Bake 30 minutes. Cool before cutting. Cut into 16 squares.
Nutrition information (per serving)
Makes 16 servings
Total fat: 5 g
Saturated fat: 1 g
Trans fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 35 mg
Sodium: 85 mg
Total carbohydrate: 11 g
Fiber: 2 g
Sugar: 7 g
Protein: 3 g
— Recipe provided by Digestive Disease Health Team dietitians.