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Old 03-13-2010, 12:38 PM   #121
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Wow.

I am in the process of making these, and if the batter is any indication of the final outcome, I'm a VERY happy camper. I did make one small change though. I was out of butter, so I used peanut butter instead. YUM.
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Old 03-13-2010, 03:58 PM   #122
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I have day care children and have tried every kind of low carb recipe, trying to find things to have for them that if I eat some I'm still on track. Not much luck until The black bean brownies, they were a big hit. Having snack items for them seems to be my downfall, if snacks are in the house, sooner or later I eat some. No will power....sigh................Ann
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Old 03-20-2010, 05:14 PM   #123
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I dont have extra large eggs though..
If your egges are not large enough, use an extra egg or more.

An extra large egg has about 4 tablespoons of liquid and a large egg is about 3 1/2 tablespoons of liquid

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Old 04-04-2010, 03:50 PM   #124
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I made these today to take to Easter dinner, baked them in mini muffin pans. I put cream cheese frosting on top: wish I'd have had some food coloring, I'd have made them in a variety of Easter egg colors! They are all pale green, I used DaVinci Peppermint Paddy for mint cream cheese icing.
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Old 04-13-2010, 10:55 PM   #125
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These browmies are great

I made a batch of these in mini muffin cups for single serve and they turned out awesome. I am trying with the extra chocolate tonight for work tomorrow. I can't wait to see everyones reaction when they find out they are made from beans.
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Old 04-14-2010, 11:10 AM   #126
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I made these yesterday and they were truly DELISH! I look forward to making them again in a muffin pan and taking them out early for the "molten lava" effect. :-)
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Old 04-15-2010, 09:58 AM   #127
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Has anyone tried to make these more "gooey" like a real brownie?

I'm thinking that maybe adding more fat, like oil or butter would do it.

Any ideas? I am DYING for a gooey brownie!!!
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Old 04-15-2010, 11:22 AM   #128
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Just a thought: Add some SF chocolate chopped up for more gooeyness..Take a bunch of Dove chocolates and chop them up into pieces and see what happens.
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Old 04-15-2010, 03:06 PM   #129
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Beeb, check out Lauren's website. She has several recipes for brownies, some gooier than others.
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Old 06-07-2010, 02:48 PM   #130
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I just found out about these from the bean cake thread.

I made them using Black Soy Beans, but no other changes or additions. The pan is cooling now. They will be dessert tonight!

THANKS all you bakers out there in LC land!!
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Old 06-15-2010, 01:16 PM   #131
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Thank you Carolyn. I'm starting back on South Beach tomorrow, and this recipe is PERFECT!
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Old 06-15-2010, 02:42 PM   #132
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good luck, Joycelyn..: It is a SB cake.
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Old 06-16-2010, 09:48 AM   #133
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This looks delicious. I wish there were more recipes like this instead of all the substitute flour recipes which I can't get hold of where I live.
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Old 06-16-2010, 07:44 PM   #134
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kamills, I totally agree.

From searching this website and a few others, I've printed out quite a nice collection of bean brownies, cakes, muffins, etc. The ingredients are easy to find and for me they are perfect for Phase 1 of South Beach. Oh yeah, even for those on a budget (like me!)...most dollar stores carry cans of black and other beans for only 99 cents or way less!

I actually prefer the taste of these recipes over those made with more expensive almond flours, Carbquik, etc.
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Old 06-16-2010, 08:17 PM   #135
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I just found out about these from the bean cake thread.

I made them using Black Soy Beans, but no other changes or additions. The pan is cooling now. They will be dessert tonight!

THANKS all you bakers out there in LC land!!
They are more like a light chocolate cake or torte than a brownie. Maybe they have too much vanilla in them. I added the whole amount called for.

Or maybe they need more chocolate...

I'm not a big cake eater so...they are OK but need something else. I served them with cut up strawberries, w/o any sweetener added.

It is amazing that they are made out of beans...
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Old 11-24-2010, 05:32 PM   #136
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im making these tonight for tomorrow.. I made cupcakes, and I'm going to make low carb cream cheese icing for them
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Old 02-11-2011, 02:47 AM   #137
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It was a little too dry for me, maybe I will add more butter or liquid to it next time. But definitely good and it can fool anyone
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Old 02-11-2011, 04:38 AM   #138
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Thanks for bumping this up.

Dr. Oz had a version of this (high carb, low fat) on just a few weeks ago--the best thing for 100 calories I ever ate.

We need to keep these TNT recipes in our minds.

So many recipes so little time!!
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Old 02-11-2011, 05:57 AM   #139
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that cupcake picture above just sold me!!!!
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Old 02-11-2011, 07:15 AM   #140
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I don't know how to make it more moist Has someone tweaked this?
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Old 02-11-2011, 07:19 AM   #141
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I don't know how to make it more moist Has someone tweaked this?
Mine were never dry. I wonder if you might have over baked them a tad. I'll see if Carolyn can comment on this.
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Old 02-11-2011, 07:21 AM   #142
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Maybe They were done in 15 minutes. I will definitely keep an eye on them more next time. And yes I will make this again. I didn't even grind the beans well but I still can't taste them.

Planning on using carrot and apple, then banana and chocolate chips next time
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Maybe They were done in 15 minutes. I will definitely keep an eye on them more next time. And yes I will make this again. I didn't even grind the beans well but I still can't taste them.

Planning on using carrot and apple, then banana and chocolate chips next time
I put all the ingrediants in a blender and blend till there are only black bean specks. I wonder if that helps in moistness.
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Old 02-11-2011, 07:33 AM   #144
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My blender hates me and we don't have a food processor. But I worked with what I have.
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Old 02-11-2011, 07:52 AM   #145
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Maybe using "real" beans makes a difference, dollkey. You can always mash them really well with a fork.
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Old 02-11-2011, 07:58 AM   #146
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I'll do that next time. This is a keeper! I have a freezer full of dried red beans LOL
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Old 02-12-2011, 06:49 AM   #147
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I used coconut oil in mine, they were not that dry
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Old 02-12-2011, 07:08 AM   #148
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I'll probably try butter next time I used rice bran oil but I really think I overbaked it.
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okay. Just had another one and it tastes very bean-y to me My DH loves it though. Do you put it in the fridge to keep? I've just left them out since I made them.
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