Black Bean Fudge POWERbake!

November 29, 2012 -
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A week or so ago on Instagram I shared a little teaser pic with new recipes!

So far I’ve shared number 2 –Socca Eggplant Lasagna
number 3 – Mexican Style Stuffed Acorn Squash

I know that number 5 was one of the favorites selected

so I didn’t want to keep you in anymore suspense!



1 can of black beans (drained & rinsed)

1/2 cup pumpkin puree

1/2 cup milk of choice

1 banana

1.5 scoops of protein powder

(I used VEGA vegan vanilla)

1/4 cup of Cocoa Powder

I used Hersey’s Dark Cocoa Powder to make it more rich!

2 tsp baking powder

splash of vanilla extract

3 tsp cinnamon

1/2 cup of raisins

1 scoop of spirulina (optional)

1  TB  of café ceps organic instant coffee
(any instant coffee will work – brings out the chocolate flavor!)



  1. Blend pumpkin, banana, 1/4 cup of the almond milk, & beans in a food processor until smooth.
  2. Pour into a bowl & add in all other ingredients (plus remaining 1/4 cup milk)!
  3. Pour into an 8 x 8 baking dish
  4. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds (optional)
  5. Bake at 350 for about 1 hour.

*This will not be a fluffy “cake” texture – it’s more dense & fudge like!


It also goes really well with a nice glass of red wine,
if you’re old enough to drink!Winking smile

The boyfriend & I had a nice date night with this pairing.

And no, we didn’t go through 2 bottles of wine –
he wanted to try this blueberry wine I had & I wanted my organic red wine!


Just a small glass, slippers, leggins, boyfriend, & chocolate.

I hope you’ll try it out & enjoy!
Wine or no wine, I don’t think you’ll be disappointed!


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