We avoid all mixes like the plague, as t\most of them contain way too many additives, as well as raw bean flours that wreak havoc on our gut health. Lets just say pepto had to be served in quantity last time we used a Bobs Red Mill brownie mix.
take your standard favorite brownie mix, and sub the regular flour with Ivory Teff Flour.
And then dare anyone to taste or feel a difference!
For cake, the black bean chocolate cake is amazing.
Beans are either canned or soaked and cooked prior.
Black Bean Chocolate cake.
24 hours prior to making this cake, soak 2 cups of black beans in water, with a little bit of raw whey added.
Cook and cool the beans in fresh water, prior to making the cake.
(Beans may be cooled quickly by rinsing with cold water)
This method assure that your beans will not cause gastric issue of any kind.
If you do not have dry beans available to you, you can use one can of rinsed black beans,
However, I cannot vouch for their not causing gastric distress.
On to the recipe!
In your blender, combine the following.
1 1/2 cups of cooked and cooled beans
3 farm fresh eggs
1 tsp of vanilla
1/2 tsp of sea salt
6 Tbls of cocoa powder
1 tsp of baking powder
1/2 tsp of baking soda.
Blend until smooth.
Add the following ingredients.
3/4 cup of honey
7 tbsp of warmed butter
Blend again till smooth.
Pour into a buttered pan that has also been "floured" with a bit of cocoa.
Bake until center just springs back when pressed.
Allow to fully cool, and ideally, let sit for a few hours prior to serving.
Serve with a dollop of fresh raw cream and a few sliced strawberries, or a raw coconut oil fudge or your fav sugary icing.
And one other yummy desert.