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Dark Chocolate-Orange Brownies

  • 11 Ingredients
  • 8 Servings
  • Dessert
  • 235 Calories

We've given brownies a zingy twist (pun intended) for a sinfully delicious dessert without the guilt. 


  • 15-oz can black beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee
  • 1 teaspoon orange flavor
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. Place the black beans, chocolate chips and oil in a food processor.
  2. Cover and pulse until beans are even and smooth.
  3. Add eggs, sugar, cocoa, instant coffee, orange flavor, vanilla, baking powder and salt; cover and blend until smooth.
  4. Transfer to a parchment paper lined 8-inch square baking pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Cool on a wire rack.
  7. Cut into 2-inch squares and serve.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 2x2-inch brownie

Amount per serving

  • Calories: 235
  • Fat: 12g
  • Total carbohydrates: 29g
    • Dietary fiber: 6g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Sodium: 6g

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