Black Magic Brownies

Courtesy of: Equal Exchange
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Servings: 10
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes


So good and good for you, these brownies should be illegal. But the only shocking ingredients are the ones that are missing: no wheat and no butter. Plus this recipe is so easy you’ll almost feel guilty telling people they are from scratch.

Recipe courtesy of Katrina Morales from Rollin' Oats Market and Cafe, from a Cooking with Equal Exchange Chocolate Class.


  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1/3 cup Equal Exchange Organic Baking Coco
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp brewed Equal Exchange Coffee


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Lightly grease an 8x8 square baking dish.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth.
  4. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish.
  5. Bake until the top is dry and the edges start to pull away from the sides of the pan, about 30 minutes.