Gluten Free Sweet Potato Black Bean Brownies

Gluten Free Sweet Potato Black Bean Brownies

Looking for a healthy alternative to a traditional chocolate brownie? How about Gluten Free Sweet Potato Black Bean Brownies.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free black bean brownies, simple black bean brownies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 101kcal
Author Maria Vannelli RD


  • 1/3 cup hot coffee
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips semisweet
  • 1 cup sweet potato cooked
  • 1/2 cup black beans canned, pureed
  • 3 tablespoons buttermilk or applesauce
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips optional for topping the cake


  • Preheat oven to 350℉ (175°C) .
  • Grease and flour (or use non-stick spray) an 8 x 8 square pan.
  • Add hot coffee to chocolate chips and set aside.
  • Combine the rest of the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  • Add the hot coffee and chocolate chip mixture (mix together before adding).
  • Combine thoroughly together.
  • Pour batter into greased 8 x 8 pan.
  • Sprinkle dark chocolate chips over the top of the batter (if desired).
  • Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until cake appears set and tester comes out clean.
  • Transfer pan to a rack where it can cool down for about 15 minutes.
  • Cut into pieces and serve.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.


*recipe adapted from Daphne Oz


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1225IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg