Triple Chocolate Black Bean Brownies | A Valentine’s Day Recipe

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These Triple Chocolate make the dessert for your Valentine’s menu.

¾ cup white whole-wheat flour
½ tsp kosher salt
1 tsp baking powder
½ cup cocoa powder, sifted
15 oz can of black beans, drained and rinsed
¾ cup water
¾ cup maple syrup
1 tbsp vanilla extract
½ cup chopped walnuts
¾ cup chocolate
A bit of oil to grease cooking pan

1/2 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tbsp. oil, melted
1/4 cup honey
1 tsp vanilla extract

Pre heat oven to 350

Coat and 8×8 baking pan with cooking spray and set aside.

In a large bowl combine flour, salt, baking powder, and sifted cocoa powder.

In a blender, combine black beans, water maple syrup and vanilla extract. Blend until everything si combined and the beans are broken down. This will be a very liquid-y mixture.

Pour the bean mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until everything is well combined. Stir in the nuts and the .

Pour mixture into greased pan and in the oven for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the pan comes up clean.

While the brownies are baking, make your icing by simply combining the unsweetened cocoa powder, , honey and vanilla in a small bowl. Mix until you have a thick, rich chocolate icing.

Once the brownies have cooled completely, spread the icing all over the top of the brownies.

Cut into 16 squares and enjoy!

Makes 16 brownies.

Nutrients per 1/16th of the recipe (a small square): : 194; Total Fat: 8.4g; Saturated Fat: 4.1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Carbohydrate: 31.2g; Dietary Fiber: 3.7g; Sugars: 20.5g; Protein: 3.4g

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20 Comments for Triple Chocolate Black Bean Brownies | A Valentine’s Day Recipe

  1. Clean & Delicious on February 13, 2017: (Reply)

    I promised you guys some chocolate for Valentine’s Day and here it is! These Triple Chocolate Black Bean Brownies are sure to please. Happy V-Day!! xo – Dani

  2. ABC 123 on February 13, 2017: (Reply)

    Pls make some video on what to eat during pregnancy (especially vegetarian!)

  3. Kim E on February 13, 2017: (Reply)

    My brother loves brownies. I cant wait to make these for him.

  4. Mari Hill on February 13, 2017: (Reply)

    I never can find white wheat. would regular wheat work, or almond flour, or coconut flour work?

  5. azucarmorena5000 on February 13, 2017: (Reply)

    this saved the day! back on my “diet” and craving brownies/chocolate.

  6. Kimberley Johnson on February 13, 2017: (Reply)

    There are some wonderful black bean brownies that I get once a year at a fair we go to, they are gluten-free and delish!  I have been looking for a recipe, TFS! And I will be happy to share, too!

  7. HairCandy Kina on February 13, 2017: (Reply)

    I want to eat the whole pan!

  8. Paula Tsougranis on February 13, 2017: (Reply)

    Made these tonight. They came out d-lish. Hade my husband guessing what the secret ingredient was.

  9. Chauna314 on February 14, 2017: (Reply)

    Vegan brownies!!! This makes me so happy because I miss them. ?

  10. Niels Pausma on February 14, 2017: (Reply)

    Hahahaha stop yelling! So sweet 🙂

  11. curlieQlocks on February 14, 2017: (Reply)

    What is another flour ingredient without compromising the measurement? I’ve been looking for a good clean brownie recipe . TIA

  12. Sara M on February 14, 2017: (Reply)

    Would you make something from cricket flour?

  13. Brenda Nieves on February 14, 2017: (Reply)

    i LOVE black and red bean desserts! cant wait to try this out!

  14. Poohbie on February 14, 2017: (Reply)

    I made this today :D.
    Slap it high Dani, this recipe is awesome!

  15. mony. egypt79 on February 16, 2017: (Reply)

    thank you very much , and can i change for powder oats instead of flour – how i can change it as cake not Brownies

  16. AurnyaSketches on February 16, 2017: (Reply)

    can I substitute the black beans with an other bean?
    Because it is almost impossible to find black beans where I live.

  17. L0lal0la23 on February 18, 2017: (Reply)

    you did it again! the best brownies ever:)

  18. Anna Mace on February 18, 2017: (Reply)

    Do you think these can be frozen? I’m terrible at restraining myself so I will just eat them in 2 days unless I can freeze them!

  19. Sarah on February 18, 2017: (Reply)

    O M gosh. You are so wonderful. I did not know you have to do many takes to get this right. Thanks for all the hard work. I can’t wait to try this recipe. I am glad I have subscribed to your channel. Where do you think I can find white wheat flour?

  20. Casey Johnson on February 19, 2017: (Reply)

    these are so yummy!

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