healthier gluten-free chocolate fudge brownies

February 6, 2015

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Black bean brownie version 4.0!

These remind me of those awesome delicious cosmic brownies I used to eat in elementary school (I should’ve added sprinkles!!) but massively improved in the ingredient list!

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If you’re thinking about trying a black bean brownie recipe, this is one that I would recommend!

Healthier Chocolate Fudge Frosted Brownies (gluten-free)

1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup almond meal
1/4 cup coconut sugar
1/4 cup maple syrup
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil
1 and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a 8×8 baking dish with parchment paper, set aside.

Add everything a food processor and blend until smooth.

Add batter to prepared baking dish. Bake for 35 minutes and cool completely.

Fudge Frosting

3 tablespoons cocoa powder
3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
2-3 tablespoons raw honey or maple syrup

Melt the coconut oil. Mix together, cool slightly, then poor on top of the brownies.

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