Vegan – Bean and Cacao Brownies with Coconut
Makes 10 Brownies
2 cups cooked black beans, drained (soak overnite, simmer for 2 hrs on low heat)
1/2 cup of almond milk
2 tbsp Coconut Oil
5 tsp almond meal
1 1/2 tsp natural vanilla extract
5 tsp cocoa powder
3 tsp cacao nibs
1 1/2 tbsp baking powder
pinch of salt
top with coconut shreads
– Heat oven to 350 F / 175 C.
– In a blender or food processor, add the beans, dates, vanilla, cacao nibs, cocoa powder, coconut oil, salt, and coconut milk and blend well.
– Add baking powder and almond meal.
– Spoon the brownie batter into a baking dish. Bake for about 40-45 minutes until toothpick comes out clean, garnish with coconut shreads 5 minutes before 45 min mark and take it out of the oven. Enjoy!