1 can (15.5 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained
3 Tbsp. canola oil
¼ c cocoa powder
1 pinch salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
¾ c white sugar
1 tsp instant coffee (optional)
½ c dark chocolate chips (optional)
1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease an 8 x 8 square baking dish.
2. Combine the black beans, eggs, oil, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, sugar, and instant coffee in a blender; blend until smooth; pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle the chocolate chips over the top of the mixture.
3. Bake in the preheated oven until the top is dry and the edges start to pull away from the sides of the pan, about 30 minutes.
4. Cut into squares or use a cookie cutter to shape into hearts.