Gluten Free Dark Chocolate Orange Brownie Bites
  • Brownies
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 large eggs
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • ⅔ cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon instant coffee
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅔ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Zest of 1 - 2 oranges, minced (appx. 2 tablespoons)
  • Chocolate Drizzle
  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Add black beans, eggs, cocoa powder, coconut oil, coconut sugar, vanilla, baking soda, baking powder, coffee, and salt to a food processor.
  3. Blend until completely smooth, scraping down the sides as needed. This will take a couple of minutes. You want it very smooth.
  4. Stir in the chocolate chips and orange zest.
  5. Spray a nonstick mini muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray, and fill each muffin cup and to just below the top.
  6. Bake for approximately 12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out with crumbs on it.
  7. Allow to cool in the pan for five minutes, remove, and cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes.
  8. While the muffins are cooling, you can make the glaze.
  9. Pour the chocolate chips and coconut oil into a microwave-safe bowl.
  10. Cook on high for one minute or until completely melted, stirring every 20 seconds.
  11. To serve, drizzle the chocolate glaze over the muffins and sprinkle with additional orange zest if desired.
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