Chocolate Black Bean Brownies With Delicious Sweet Potato Frosti

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Total Time
40mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
25 mins

Copycat recipe from leanonlife.com: Tastes like a sinfully decadent dessert…but made with sinlessly healthy fruits and vegetables…and nobody ever suspects the deception…for all you naughty chocoholics trying to be good, YOU HAVE JUST ENTERED PARADISE. As luck would have it, Paradise contains immune-boosting sweet potatoes, fiber-filled black beans, heart-healthy nuts and seeds, antioxidant-packed dates and blood sugar-stabilizing coconut oil. Be thankful for that, because these chocolate fudge brownies are luscious morsels of pure, delirious delight that “may” have you coming back for more…and licking the pan…and frantically whipping up another batch. Did I mention that they’re also flour-less, sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, high-protein, allergy-friendly, vegan bite-fulls of brownie bliss? AND DID I MENTION THAT THEY ARE 100% CHOCOLATE?! Sigh…

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Directions

  1. For the Brownies: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Throw all of the ingredients into a powerful food processor or blender. Blend until it makes a smooth, thick batter.
  3. Add chopped nuts and pulse a few times, just so that they are distributed through the batter (optional).
  4. Spoon the batter evenly into an oiled baking pan.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes, and then let it cool completely before you add the frosting.
  6. For the Frosting: In a food processor or blender, blend milk, dates, almond butter and vanilla extract, until smooth.
  7. Add sweet potato and cocoa powder; blend until smooth and fluffy.
  8. Use a spatula to spread the chocolate frosting on to the cooled brownies.
  9. Ensure no one is looking, and proceed to lick the remainder of the frosting off of the spatula.
  10. Sprinkle the frosted brownies with chopped nuts (optional).