Black Bean Brownies
A dessert you can feel great about, these brownies offer protein, fiber and a smooth texture thanks to black beans. Canola oil is a baking no-brainer with less saturated fat than other cooking oils, a light texture and neutral flavor.
- canola oil cooking spray
- 1 can (15.5 oz/460 mL) black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1/4 cup canola oil 60 mL
- 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips 150 mL, divided
- 2 eggs
- 1/3 cup cocoa 75 mL
- 3/4 cup brown sugar 175 mL
- 1 tsp baking powder 4 mL
- 1 tsp vanilla 4 mL
- 1. Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C). Spray 8 x 8 (20 x 20 cm) baking dish with canola oil cooking spray.
- 2. In blender or food processor, place beans, canola oil and 1/3 cup (75 mL) chocolate chips and blend well.
- 3. Add eggs, cocoa, brown sugar, baking powder and vanilla to mixture and blend until smooth.
- 4. Transfer mixture to baking dish and sprinkle remaining chocolate chips on top.
- 5. Bake 20-25 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. Store in refrigerator.
|Total Fat||8 g|
|Saturated Fat||2 g|
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