Raw Chocolate Black Bean Cake

Raw Chocolate Black Bean Cake

Shahna Sarpi – Head Nutritionist at 28 By Sam Wood
This is a decadently rich 'no cook' cake worth giving a go as an occasional treat!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Freezing Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Dessert, Snack, Treat
Cuisine International
Servings 12
Calories 328.3 kcal

Ingredients
  

Base:

  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 8 medjool dates pitted
  • 2 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Filling:

  • 2 cans cooked black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 180 g 85% dark chocolate 85% cacao
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

Instructions
 

Base:

  • Line a round cake tin with baking paper.
  • In a food processor or high powered blender, combine all ingredients for the base until well mixed and sticky.
  • Pour into the tin, flattening it evenly over the bottom to form a base.
  • Place this in the freezer to set.

Filling:

  • Melt the chocolate and coconut oil in a double boiler on the stove.
  • In the meantime, combine the remaining filling ingredients in the food processor until the black beans have become almost totally mashed together.
  • Once melted, add in the chocolate and coconut oil.
  • Turn the food processor on to high speed and mix everything until it has become a creamy consistency. If needed, add a splash more plant milk.
  • When totally combined, take the base out of the freezer and pour the filling on top.
  • Return the cake to the freezer for an hour and then move it to be stored in the fridge.
  • Remove from the fridge 15 minutes before serving and enjoy!
Keyword Autumn Recipe, Chocolate, No-Cook Recipe, Sweet

Posted by Shahna Sarpi

Shahna is a qualified nutritionist passionate about helping people live a nourished life through healthy eating and lifestyle practices. Utilising a whole foods approach to nutrition, Shahna aims to educate and inspire people to become their healthiest selves. With a love of food and being in the kitchen, she enjoys cooking up a storm and creating healthy recipes that everyone will enjoy.