• Nicole Spear, MS, CNS

Fudgy Chocolate Brownies

Updated: Sep 29, 2019

Makes 12 brownies

  • 1 ½ cups of sugar-free dark chocolate chips (ie. Lily’s Premium Baking Chips)

  • 1 (15.5oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • ¼ cup raw cacao powder

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted

  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon

  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon apple cider vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon organic, instant coffee (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon powdered stevia (ie. Stevita)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Combine all ingredients in a strong blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

  3. Line an 8x8 glass baking dish with parchment paper.

  4. Pour batter into glass baking dish and spread with a spatula.

  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until firm.

  6. Cool before cutting into squares.

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