Vegan Black Bean Chocolate Brownie Muffins

The Balanced Kitchen
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 10


  • 235 g pre-cooked black beans drained weight from a can pre-cooked
  • 2 tbsp ground flax leave to soak in 3x amount of water (6 tbsp) or use chia seeds as a replacement
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup muscovado sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp wholemeal flour
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips


  • Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees.
  • Place all ingredients (excl. chocolate chips) into a food processor and pulse until smooth.
  • Remove the food processor jug from the unit and stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Spoon the mixture into a muffin tray to make 10 muffins.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 15-20 mins.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 mins before allowing to cool further on a cooling rack.
  • Store in an airtight container until ready to serve.
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