Black Bean Brownies (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Tinkerbell

I love this recipe! An easy, gluten free recipe for black bean brownies that have just the right combination of chocolate and cayenne to make you feel like you're having cafe and dulces in Mexico! Using a food processor is the easiest method, but a blender or even a potato masher can be used instead. My variation of a recipe found at

Top Review by BMac5440

Not a fan. You can't taste the beans but the brownies weren't very good at all, they didn't taste like a brownie to me. I won't be making these again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350° and spray an 8-inch square baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. To the bowl of a food processor, add black beans and process until a paste forms.
  3. Add eggs, oil, sugar, cocoa, flour, xanthan gum, vanilla, baking powder and cayenne. Process until smooth and well combined.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips and spread batter into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Cool and refrigerate for easier cutting. Store in sealed container or in refrigerator.

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