Protein brownies made with black beans? Honestly, trust us! The recipe is VERY simple and tastes unreal! It uses ingredients you probably have at home so give them a go!
45g (around 3 tbsp) cashew butter (or PB if you fancy it better)
140g (1/3 cup) maple syrup
23g (1/4 cup) cocoa powder (or more if you like your brownies VERY chocolatey)
20g (a bit over 1 tbsp) coconut butter OR 2tbsp more cashew butter
1 can of drained black beans (around 230g)
200g-500g ground almonds
115ml-125 almond milk (or any other milk)
1.Chuck everything in a food processor or, using a handheld blender, blend it all until you get a thick and delicious paste (if you want to taste it, go ahead; the batter has no eggs and no flour = no worries; just don’t eat it all!)
2. Bake it in the oven at around 160 C (180F) until your knife comes out clean. Depending on the oven this can take between an hour and an hour and a half. Just keep an eye on it and take it out when you reckon it’s done.
3. Slice and, when cool, stick your brownies in the fridge inside an airtight container. The brownies are best a day or two after! But eat them whenever you fancy a bite of something delicious and packed full of nutritious goodness!
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