Rodelle Black Bean Brownie Recipe

Rodelle Black Bean Brownie Recipe

Join us for the 30 Days 30 Ways of incredible recipes that are healthy while still being delicious. These healthy brownies are the perfect indulgent dessert that will fast become a kitchen staple!



90 minutes




8 servings



  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Line the bottom of an 8 or 9-inch square baking dish with parchment paper. Then lightly spray inside of dish with vegetable oil.
  • In a small microwaveable bowl, melt 4 tbsp butter. Whisk in Rodelle Gourmet Baking Cocoa and combine until smooth.
  • Chop walnuts in KitchenAid® Pro Line® Series 16-Cup Food Processor with Commercial-Style Dicing. Remove 1/2 cup and set aside.
  • Melt 1 cup butter in microwave.
  • Place the black beans, 1 cup melted butter, Rodelle Vanilla Extract, and a couple of spoonfuls of the cocoa mixture into the bowl of the food processor. Blend about 2 minutes (or until smooth). The batter should be thick, and the beans smooth.
  • In a separate large bowl, mix together the remaining 1/2 cup walnuts, the remaining melted cocoa mixture, granulated coffee, and salt.
  • In another bowl, beat the eggs until light and creamy using KitchenAid® Pro Line® Series 5-Speed Cordless Hand Blender. Add the agave nectar and beat well.
  • Add the bean/cocoa mixture to the coffee/cocoa mixture. Stir until blended well. Now add the egg mixture, reserving 1/2 cup. Mix well.
  • Pour entire mixture into prepared square baking dish.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat the remaining 1/2 cup mixture again until light and fluffy. Drizzle over brownie batter. Use a wooden toothpick and pull egg mixture through batter to create a marbled effect.
  • Bake for 60 minutes until brownies are set (time can depend on altitude and oven). Let cool in pan before cutting into squares.

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