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Black Bean Brownies With Two-Ingredient Ice Cream [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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These delicious brownies are packed with protein and flavor; plus they have the rich, fudgy constancy of any good brownie. Plus, they are served with a simple homemade ice cream that provides the perfect, delicate contrast to these decadent chocolate treats.

Black Bean Brownies With Two-Ingredient Ice Cream [Vegan, Gluten-Free]


For the Brownies:

  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 medium banana, mashed
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup vegan dark chocolate, shredded

For the Ice Cream:

  • 1 1/2 cups coconut cream
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • A sprinkle of ground vanilla


To Make the Ice Cream:

  1. Mix all the ice cream ingredients in a food processor or magic bullet until they’re well incorporated.
  2. Pour them into a freezer-safe container and freeze them until set (usually overnight).

To Make the Brownies:

  1. Mix all ingredients, except the 1/2 cup of vegan dark chocolate, in a food processor.
  2. Pour the mixture into a bowl, add the chocolate, and pour it into a brownie tin lined with coconut oil. Bake in the oven at 350°C for 25 minutes or until slightly browned and hard on top.
  3. Serve with ice cream.





Simple recipes that are a fusion of different flavors and styles from around the globe. Hi! We’re Josh and Katie, the Delightful Vegans! We love to create delicious food! Our recipes range from being super easy to others that may take a bit more time. Exploring the world in our travels gives us new insights into our creativity in food - so our recipes are usually a fusion of different flavours and styles from around the globe! We both have our own areas of expertise when it comes to Delightful Vegans. Josh is the tech and photography guy behind the scenes while Katie dreams up, creates and styles marvellous food to share with the world!



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