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Black Bean Chocolate Cake

Serves 8

1 15oz can black bean, drained and rinsed

5 Tbsp. Melt spread, or melted coconut oil, or melted butter

4 eggs

2 tsp. Vanilla paste or extract

¾ cup sugar

½ cup cocoa powder

1 tsp. Baking powder

1 tsp. Baking soda

1 tsp. Espresso powder

*Pinch Salt if using coconut oil or unsalted butter

  1. Preheat your oven to 32°F. Grease a 9-inch cake pan and sprinkle it with sifted cocoa powder.
  2. Blend the eggs, butter or oil, and black beans to a smooth puree in the blender. Completely smooth! 
  3. Add remaining ingredients and keep blending (may need to scrape down blender a few times). 
  4. Bake for 40 minutes.

Light, fluffy, delicious without frosting and terrific while warm.

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