Butterbean Brownies

Butterbean Brownies

Add a healthy twist to a family favourite with our flourless Butterbean Brownies. Butterbeans have a creamy texture, a neutral taste and are a great source of fiber and protein - making these brownies a smart treat choice.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert


  • 30x20cm Brownie Pan
  • Greaseproof Paper


  • 1 ½ cups Sunflower Oil
  • 4 xl Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 400 g Butter Beans Rinsed, drained and mashed or blended
  • 1 cup Cake Flour
  • ½ cup Cocoa Powder
  • ½ cup Pecan Nuts Chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C
  • Combine oil, eggs, vanilla essence and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer and beat till well blended
  • Add the mashed beans and sift in the flour and cocoa powder
  • Stir to incorporate
  • Add the pecan nuts and mix through
  • Spray a 30x20cmbrownie pan with cooking spray and line with greaseproof paper
  • Pour in mixture and bake for 25-30 minutes. Don’t over-bake as brownies should be a little squidgy in the centre
  • Allow to cool before cutting into squares