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Magic bean chocolate cake variation



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  • 200 grams dark chocolate, 50%-72% cocoa
  • 180 grams sugar/rapadura
  • 420 grams Canellini Beans, canned, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon coffee or water, optional
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla Essence/Extract
  • 1 heaped tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon GF baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 120 grams oil, e.g macadamia nut or coconut
  • 5 eggs, large

Recipe's preparation

  1. Grease and line 20cm tin. Preheat oven to 170 C

    1.  Break up chocolate into TM bowl and grate 5 sec Speed 8, set aside

    2.Add sugar and mill 3 sec Speed 9

    3. Add drained beans and water/coffee (if using), puree 20-30 sec, Speed 5. Scrape down sides of bowl.

    4. Add all other ingredients including grated chocolate

    5. Blend 20 sec, Speed 5-6

    6. Pour mixture into the tin (it is quite runny)

    7. Bake 30-40 mins until cooked


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This can be dairy free if the chocolate you choose is dairy free e.g Whittaker's dark and you use oil.

I have also made this cake with dextrose instead of sugar by adding another 20-50g of dextrose if you like it to taste a little sweet.

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  • Best birthday cake I've ever

    Submitted by Worthy Thermy on 19. June 2014 - 13:18.

    Best birthday cake I've ever had - thanks Peta xx

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  • I made these just with 100g

    Submitted by Robo's on 6. November 2013 - 12:22.

    I made these just with 100g of sugar and ricebran ran oil, reduced the cocoa to 50g, they were still YUM, thank you 

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