Black Bean Brownies
1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
3 tablespoons oil
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup sugar
a pinch of salt
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease an 8 by 8 pan.
Mix all the ingredients together in a blender or food processor until it's puréed and frothy.
The mixture will be quite thin.
Stir in some chocolate chips or nuts or whatever flits your fancy. Go crazy! I mean, come on, gluten-free doesn't mean you have to scrimp on taste!
Now pour it into your pan. There's not too much batter, so an 8 by 8 pan is the biggest you should try to use.
Bake for 30 minutes, then let the brownies cool in the pan for about 10 minutes. Then enjoy!
Nom nom nom!
My sister-in-law is gluten intolerant, so she uses lots of flour substitutes and wheat-free flours. For Sam's birthday, she helped me make cupcakes, and hers were made with butternut squash. Gluten-free food, in my past experiences, tends to be more moist than most. So bake away, and let me know how your experience was!