Amazing Flour-less Brownies

Amazing Flour-less Black Bean Brownies are moist, chocolatey and delicious – finally a low-fat, gluten-free brownie that’s pretty darn good made with no flour and no butter!
PREP TIME:15minutes 
COOK TIME:30minutes 
TOTAL TIME:45minutes 
YIELD: 16 servings
COURSE: Dessert
CUISINE: American


  • 1 14 oz canned low-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened almond milk (or dairy, skim)
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground coffee or instant coffee
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (divided (Hershey’s))


  • Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  • Grease a nonstick 9 x 9-inch square baking pan with baking spray and line with parchment paper, leaving a 2-inch overhang on all sides.
  • Blend the black beans, eggs, cocoa powder, sugar, oil, almond milk, balsamic, baking soda, baking powder and coffee in the blender until smooth and pour into a bowl.
  • Fold in 1/2 cup chocolate chips until combined.
  • Pour the brownie batter into the prepared pan.  Sprinkle the remaining chocolate chips evenly over the top of the brownies.
  • Bake the brownies until a toothpick comes out clean, about 30 to 32 minutes.
  • Allow the brownies to cool completely before slicing them into squares.


Adapted from Roasted Root.


Serving: 1brownieCalories: 144kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 4gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 23.5mgSodium: 91mgFiber: 3.5gSugar: 17.5g
– W..W Points: 6
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