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


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3 1/2 c
ultragrain flour
3 c
dark brown sugar
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


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