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Sweet Chocolate Black Bean Cake

Amanda
A nutritious flourless cake made with black beans & nuts. Delicious & moist - you'll love this healthy Chocolate Black Bean Cake!
4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 16 - 24

Ingredients
  

  • 15 ounce can black beans drained and rinsed thoroughly (approx 1½ cups)
  • 1/2 cup pure cane sugar can substitute granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup turbinado sugar can substitute brown sugar or piloncillo
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped nuts
  • 3 tablespoon cocoa powder I prefer Dutch process
  • 4 tablespoon butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • powdered sugar for dusting

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 300 F. Grease or spray an 8x8" baking pan.
  • Drain and rinse black beans thoroughly. This is best done in a colander.
  • Combine black beans, sugars, chopped nuts, cocoa powder, butter, baking powder and salt in a food processor.
  • Process until smooth, stopping once or twice to scrape down sides with a spatula if necessary.
  • Add in eggs and pulse/process to combine.
  • Pour mixture into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 35 - 40 minutes or until center is firm and the edges get slightly crisp.
  • Cool on a wire rack.
  • To serve, cut into bite sized squares and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Enjoy!
  • Store covered in fridge.