Black Bean Brownies with peanutbutter swirl (GF)

By Jaime
June 11, 2013
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Author Notes: These delicious brownies will satisfy any sweet tooth with out having to feel guilty that you ate a brownie. They are gluten free made from black beans but seriously you would never know it. These are a great on the go snack you don't even need to call them a treat even though they taste like it. Recipe has been adapted from DAMY. Jaime

Makes: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 (can) of black beans - rinse well
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 1/3 cup natural apple sauce
  • 3.4 cups raw cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract (optional)
  • pinches sea salt
  • 1/3 cup Real Maple Syrup
  • 1.5 teaspoons Organic coffee (ground beans) or instant
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 pieces Semi sweet dark chocolate - chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Chia seeds (optional)
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 4 tablespoons Natural peanut butter

Directions

  1. Combine everything but the peanut butter in a cuisinart and blend until smooth. Pre heat your oven to 350 degrees. Pour mixture into a square brownie pan lined with parchment paper then drop a few spoonfuls of room temperature peanut butter on top of the mixture and swirl with a toothpick. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes. Let the brownies cool in the pan for a few minutes before removing. Then cut into 16 pieces.

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