Peppermint Black Bean Brownies

Peppermint Black Bean Brownies

From: Ai Willis in Kobe Japan.


  • 250g cooked black beans or 1 can of beans drained and rinsed well

  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder

  • 1/2 cup oats

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup

  • 1/4 cup neutral tasting oil

  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

  • 2 drops Peppermint Vitality essential oil

  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven to 340F/170C and line an 8×8 inch square baking pan with parchment paper.

  • Throw everything except the chocolate chips into a high powered blender or food processor, and blend until completely smooth. Stir in the chocolate chips.

  • Pour the mixture into the baking pan, smooth out with a spatula, and bake in the oven for 15

  • 18 minutes. Let them cool in the pan for at least 10 minutes before serving.

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