Chocolate Black Bean Sweet Loaf

Tiffany Bannworth


This delicious sweet bread sneaks a bit of protein into a pleasant breakfast treat.

I have 6 boys and a big, strong husband, healthy protein goes along way in this household. But not only that, everyone enjoys the taste.

So dig in, Ladies!


★★★★★ 1 vote

2 loaves
15 Min
50 Min



  • 3 1/2 c
    ultragrain flour
  • 3 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 4
  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    black beans, boiled then mashed
  • 3/4 c
    special dark cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange zest
  • 1 Tbsp
    dark molasses
  • 3/4 c
    mini cinnamon chips (optional)
  • 1 c
    dark chocolate chunks

  • ·
  • ·
    turbinado sugar

How to Make Chocolate Black Bean Sweet Loaf


  1. Cream the sugar and eggs for 3 minutes. Then add oil and flour in alternating thirds while mixer is going.
  2. Add beans, then continue to mix.
  3. Then add spices,cocoa, vanilla, baking soda/powder, salt, and water. Beat for about 5 minutes.
  4. Fold in cinnamon chips and chocolate chunks with a wooden spoon.
  5. Pour evenly into two loaf pans sprayed with Baker's Joy.
  6. Sprinkle the tops with oats and turbinado sugar. Do NOT stir.
  7. Place in oven of 325F for 50 minutes.
  8. Wait 5 minutes before inverting onto serving plate. Serve with cinnamon butter or cream cheese.

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About Chocolate Black Bean Sweet Loaf

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids Healthy

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