These deliciously decadent chickpea brownies are so gooey and delicious that you definitely would not guess that the main ingredient was a can of chickpeas! They are gluten free, refined sugar free and vegan providing you use dairy free chocolate!
I used to be so skeptical of using legumes in baking but this is my third recipe with them as the star of the show and there’s no turning back for me! The chickpeas add so much moisture to this bake and I promise you cannot taste them at all!
I have noted in the ingredients you will 125g chocolate for this recipe, please keep in mind that 50g of this will be melted in the batter itself and the other 75g in chunks sprinkled throughout so you can mix it up a little when it comes to what you use. Personally I think white chocolate chunks work best in this recipe but you could use anything! I love these with a mixture of white chocolate chunks and Miiro chocolate coated peanuts, (think vegan M&Ms), for a little bit of crunch.
I have noted the bake time to be 25 minutes but you may want to leave them for up to 30 minutes depending on how hot your oven gets when you preheat it! Don’t worry if they are still a little soft in the middle when you take them out of the oven as the chickpea brownies will firm up once cool. I use an 8 by 8 inch brownie tray for this recipe.
If you decide to make this recipe please keep in mind the batter will be different in texture than regular brownies made with flour. Ensure the chickpeas are well blended with no chunks remaining for best results.
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