Stevia Black Bean Brownies

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by haven't the slightest

These are amazing brownies. Main ingredients are black beans, bananas, cocoa, applesauce, oats and stevia. They are delicious and healthy too. I adapted this from the following website: http://happyherbivore.com/2009/05/vegan-blackbean-brownies/

Top Review by rikka

I wouldn't exactly say these are award winning brownies but the kids like them! I am on a mission to hide healthy food in snacks as I have two very fussy eaters who both have a sweet tooth. I have yet to try them out on my husband who is intollerant to just about everything but I think this recipe is a keeper.

I used adzuki / red beans as I can't get blackbeans in Australia and this seemed to work well. I also added 2 tsp of baking powder and they did rise ever so slightly. I might add more stevia next time as they could be a bit sweeter, the mix tasted fine before baking but after baking they could be a bit sweeter.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Make sure beans are drained and rinsed, set aside.
  2. Slice the 2 bananas and set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  4. If using large flake or quick oats, grind in blender or food processor, then remove and set aside.
  5. Combine all ingredients, except oats, in blender or food processor and mix. Scape the sides as needed.
  6. Add oats and continue blending.
  7. Adjust consistency with more oats as needed. You can also add more flavoring or stevia if you wish.
  8. Grease a 8 x 8 inch pan.
  9. Pour mixture into pan and spread evenly until it is level.
  10. Bake for approximate 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out cleanly when inserted.
  11. Allow to cool for a few minutes and then cut into 12 equal squares.

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