Black Bean Brownies

Health score
2%
Black Bean Brownies
45 min.
12
233kcal
100%sweetness
23.05%saltiness
4.02%sourness
8.5%bitterness
15.27%savoriness
63.21%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • 15 oz black beans rinsed canned
  • tablespoons canola oil 
  • 0.3 cup apple sauce unsweetened
  •  eggs 
  •  egg yolk 
  • 0.8 cup sugar 
  • tablespoons cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 1.5 tablespoons espresso powder instant
  • ounces bittersweet chocolate chopped
  • tablespoons butter unsalted
  • teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • 0.5 teaspoon salt 
  • 0.5 cup flour all-purpose
  • 0.5 cup walnuts chopped

Equipment

  • food processor
  • bowl
  • frying pan
  • oven
  • wire rack
  • baking pan
  • toothpicks
  • aluminum foil
  • microwave

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Mix beans, oil, applesauce, eggs, egg yolk, sugar, cocoa powder, and espresso powder in your food processor. Pulse for 1 minute, or until smooth.
  3. Place your chopped chocolate and butter in a small bowl and microwave for 1 minute, stirring halfway. Stir until the mixture is smooth. Set aside to cool for a few minutes.
  4. Add chocolate/butter mixture, vanilla extract, and salt to the food processor; pulse to blend.
  5. Pour batter into a large bowl and stir in the flour.
  6. Spread batter into a foil-lined 8x8" baking pan coated with nonstick cooking spray. Smooth the top and sprinkle evenly with the walnuts (if using).
  7. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Let the brownies cool in the pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes.
  9. Cut into squares and serve

Nutrition Facts

Calories233kcal
Protein8.93%
Fat43.43%
Carbs47.64%

Properties

Glycemic Index
13.76
Glycemic Load
11.67
Inflammation Score
-3
Nutrition Score
7.0095652173913%

Flavonoids

Cyanidin
0.13mg
Catechin
0.85mg
Epicatechin
2.73mg
Quercetin
0.23mg

Taste

Sweetness:
100%
Saltiness:
23.05%
Sourness:
4.02%
Bitterness:
8.5%
Savoriness:
15.27%
Fattiness:
63.21%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:233.07kcal
11.65%
Fat:11.59g
17.83%
Saturated Fat:3.74g
23.38%
Carbohydrates:28.6g
9.53%
Net Carbohydrates:24.6g
8.94%
Sugar:15.8g
17.55%
Cholesterol:48.92mg
16.31%
Sodium:246.02mg
10.7%
Caffeine:28.6mg
9.53%
Protein:5.36g
10.72%
Manganese:0.44mg
22.14%
Fiber:4g
15.99%
Copper:0.3mg
14.96%
Phosphorus:111.46mg
11.15%
Magnesium:43.2mg
10.8%
Folate:42.18µg
10.55%
Iron:1.9mg
10.53%
Selenium:6.52µg
9.32%
Vitamin B1:0.12mg
7.83%
Vitamin B2:0.13mg
7.59%
Potassium:234.37mg
6.7%
Zinc:0.79mg
5.25%
Vitamin E:0.67mg
4.44%
Vitamin B3:0.86mg
4.29%
Vitamin B6:0.07mg
3.56%
Calcium:31.86mg
3.19%
Vitamin B5:0.3mg
3.03%
Vitamin A:126.95IU
2.54%
Vitamin K:2.59µg
2.46%
Vitamin B12:0.11µg
1.85%
Vitamin D:0.26µg
1.75%
Vitamin C:1.07mg
1.3%
Source:Foodista
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