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Christmas Brownies with Black Beans

by Naturopathes de La Boite à Grains 05 Jun 2024
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In anticipation of the festive season, many people are firing up the stove to prepare delicious Christmas desserts. What could be more magical, at this festive time of year, than to offer our loved ones sweets cooked with love?

Here's a chocolatey Christmas dessert recipe in which Christmas spices and fir tree shapes make these brownies the perfect dessert to whip up. What's more, our Christmas brownies are gluten-free, flour-free and dairy-free, and contain high-quality, wholesome ingredients.

There's also an alternative version for those wishing to reduce their sugar intake or following the keto diet.

Preparation time: 15 minutes.

Cooking time: 25 minutes.

Decoration: 10 minutes.

Ingredients for Black Bean Christmas Brownies




A few pomegranate seeds

Procedure and preparation from Christmas Brownies with Black Beans

  1. Preheat oven to 350 oF then place the grid in the center.
  2. Grease a 9" x 9" square pan.
  3. In a food processor, combine all brownie ingredients, from black beans to spices, and process until smooth and runny.
  4. Pour the brownie mixture into the greased pan.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the brownies comes out dry.
  6. During baking: Rinse your food processor and use it again to mix the glaze ingredients. Set aside.
  7. Remove the brownies from the oven and leave to cool for 10 minutes before unmolding. Cut the brownies into 9 equal-sized triangles.
  8. Leave the brownies to cool for an hour, or until warm enough to frost.
  9. Using a piping bag and icing tip, decorate the triangles with chocolate icing and top with a few pomegranate seeds.

The team at La Boite à Grains

team wishes you Happy Holidays!

About the author

Naturopaths of La Boite à Grains

Team of licensed and certified naturopaths (ND) in Gatineau, Outaouais.

Original article written by Véronique Cousineau, Naturopath


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