I hope you like brownies as much as I do! With this recipe, you can make them the healthiest version possible and eat it every day without feeling guilty 😀

This recipe makes about 24 brownie bites, if you have some left you can easily freeze them and enjoy them up to 2 months later.

Preparation time: 10 min
Bake time: 20 min
Total time: 30min

black bean brownies on plate


  • 60g coconut oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 can of black beans (400g)
  • 150g of dark chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 75g chopped walnuts
  • 24 whole walnuts as a topping
  • Optional: a sweetener of your choice, like honey or agave or mayple syrup


  • Preheat the oven to 150°C.
  • Rinse the black beans under running water and let them dry.
  • Line a baking tin with parchment paper. (Tip: put some oil in the tin to make the parchment paper stick better).
  • Melt the coconut oil by heating it in the microwave for 30seconds to 1minute.
  • Blend the black beans in a food processor and add the melted coconut oil. Make sure to scrape down the sides.
  • Take a large bowl and add the eggs and the baking powder. Stir it until the baking powder is dissolved. Add the oil/black bean mixture and stir until smooth.
  • Melt the chocolate au bain marie and add it to the mixture. Stir everything until you have a smooth batter.
  • Add the chopped walnuts and stir.
  • Pour the mixture in the baking tin and spread it out to the corners.
  • Bake it in the oven for 15 minutes.
  • Take the brownies carefully out of the oven and press the whole walnuts on top. Put them back in the oven for 5 minutes. Check with a toothpick if they are ready.black bean brownies in baking tin
  • Take the brownies out of the oven and let them cool.
  • Once they cooled down, you can cut squares around the whole walnuts.


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