Community Kitchen Recipes


Black Bean Chocolate Torte

Serves 16


2 cups                         500 ml                         Black beans, drained, rinsed

4 large                                                             Eggs

¾ cup                          175 ml                        Cocoa

½ tsp                           2 ml                            Baking powder

1 ½ cups                     375 ml                        Sugar

1 tsp                            5ml                             Vanilla


2tbsp                         30 ml Water

1 cup                          250 ml                         Raspberries , fresh or frozen

¼ cup                        60 ml                             Sugar.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees . Grease a 9” spring form pan and set aside.
  2. Puree beans using a food processor until beans start to form a paste.
  3. Add eggs and mix for 3-5 min. until smooth.
  4. Spread batter in spring form pan. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes before cutting.
  5. Add water, raspberries and sugar in a small saucepan. Heat stirring often until thickened.
  6. Serve torte with a drizzle of raspberry sauce.                                                                                                                                                                             Alternatively, may be in mini muffin tins .