Walnut Brownies
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Make about 20 bars (depending on cutting size)
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 1 can black/kidney beans (15 oz)
  • ½ cup raw cacao powder
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup coconut sugar (take less if you want to cut sugar)
  • ⅛ cup pure date syrup (alternatively use 3 pitted dates)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 flax 'eggs' (mix 2 Tbsp flax meal with 6 Tbsp warm water)
  • ⅓ cup walnut pieces
  • pinch Himalayan salt
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
  • 2-3 Tbsp vegan dark chocolate chips (optional)
  1. Preheat the oven to 175°C.
  2. Drain and rinse the kidney beans. Place the beans and the rest of the ingredients (except for the chocolate chips) in a high-speed blender and mix until combined.
  3. Line a brownie tin with parchment paper and pour in the dough mixture.
  4. Spread the dough evenly and place the chocolate chips on top.
  5. Bake for about 30 minutes at 175°C and let cool down before cutting into squares.
Recipe by The Tasty K at https://thetastyk.com/2016/04/29/walnut-bean-brownies/