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Chocolate-y Fudge Cakes


Want to surprise your loved ones on Valentine’s Day?  Nothing beats homemade goodies as gifts.

Try this easy recipe for Chocolate-y Fudge Cakes. These tasty treats are gluten-free.


  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 oz dark organic chocolate (70% cocoa or greater)
  • 1 1/2 cups soft-cooked black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 heaped cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup raw organic honey
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup unsalted walnuts, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mist  one  8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Melt dark chocolate in a small saucepan over low heat with 1 tbsp water mixed in.
  3.  Combine melted chocolate, beans, eggs, egg white, oil, cocoa powder, baking powder, vanilla, applesauce and honey in a food processor; process until smooth. Stir in walnuts and pour mixture into  baking dish.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until the tops are dry and the edges start to pull away from the sides, about  30 minutes.  Top each piece with a dollop of Greek-style yogurt, if desired.

Can you believe there are beans in this dessert?  Amazing! Let me know if you make these cakes.:)

Happy Valentine’s Day to YOU!

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