Flourless Black Bean Fudge Brownies

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Flourless Black Bean Fudge Brownies

When it comes to dessert, brownies are an easy sell and if you are limiting or omitting gluten in your diet, these flourless black bean brownies allow you to enjoy this dessert while sticking to dietary restrictions. You can also make these brownies free of refined sugar, see recipe notes for futher info.

What we love about this recipe is that it's easy to make, simply toss everything in a blender to prepare the batter and bake! That's it!

Recipe source: eHow - www.eHow.com - recipe by Julia Mueller


1 can black beans, drained and rinsed

2 large eggs

1/3 cup raw cocoa powder

3/4 cup brown sugar or coconut sugar

1 tbsp olive oil

2 tsp baking powder

2 tsp instant coffee

1/4 tsp sea salt

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

some fine, desiccated coconut (optional)

1/2 cup of dark chocolate chips (optional)


  • Heat the oven to 375F / 190C. Line a 8x8 inch baking dish with parchment paper.
  • Add all of the ingredients to a blender and blend them on high until completely smooth. You may need to 2-3 rounds of blending in order to puree the beans.
  • Pour the black bean brownie batter into the prepared baking dish and smoooth the top.
  • Place the baking dish on the centre rack of the preheated oven and bake for 22-28 minutes or until the brownies test clean when poked in the centre. 
  • Remove brownies from the oven and allow them to cool 10 minutes. Lift up on the parchment paper and transfer to a cutting board. Allow brownies to cool an additional 10-15 minutes before cutting into squares. If desired, serve with a sprinkle of icing sugar on top.

Additional recipe notes:

  • You can store brownies in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days, or freeze them.
  • To eliminate the refined sugar from these brownies, replace the brown sugar with coconut sugar
  • For gooey brownies, add 1/2 cup of dark chocolate chips to the batter after it's completely blended
  • Sprinkle some fine desiccated coconut over the brownies 8 minutes before they are finished baking for a toasted coconut topping