Blissful Belly Whole Food Co. “just-add-water” Variations & Embellishments!

BLACK BEAN FUDGE BROWNIE MIX

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ONE-INGREDIENT CHOCOLATE GLAZE

1. Bake 1 package of Black Bean Fudge Brownie mix according to package directions.

2. Remove from oven and sprinkle about 1/3 cup of chocolate chips over warm brownies. (Note: check ingredients for allergens if needed.)

3. Allow chocolate chips to sit and melt for about 2-3 minutes.

4. With the back of a clean spoon spread the melted chocolate over the surface of the brownies (or other cake), creating a glaze. Allow to cool on cupboard or in fridge to allow glaze to set.

5. Optional – before glaze cools, sprinkle chopped nuts, fresh or dried fruit, sprinkles, or dried culinary flowers.

Photo: Blissful Belly Variation recipe Caramel Cheesecake Brownie

CARAMEL “CHEESE” CAKE w/ BROWNIE BASE

Bottom Layer:

1. Prepare 1 pkg Black Bean Fudge Brownie Mix, as per package mix directions.

2. Transfer to a springform pan. Bake as per package mix directions. Cool.

Cheesecake Layer:

1. Soak 2 cups raw cashews for 2 hours or more. Drain, and add to a high power blender or food processor.

2. Remove the pits from 6 large medjool dates. (Note: soak dates for an hour, if not fresh and plump.) Add to blender with 1/2 cup maple syrup, 3 Tbsp mesquite powder (optional-but adds to the caramel flavor), and 1 tsp vanilla.

3. Blend, gradually adding 1/3 – 2/3 cup water, creating a creamy thick consistency.

4. Transfer to cheesecake pan, spreading over brownie layer. Refrigerate overnight or freeze for 4 hours or more.

Decorate Top Layer:

1. Melt 4 – 8 oz dark chocolate (80%) chocolate in either microwave in 30 seconds spurts, or in a double broiler (avoid getting water into the chocolate or it will turn white.)  Depending on the amount of cocoa butter in the chocolate, you may need to add a tsp or more of coconut oil to allow it to be thin enough to drizzle. NOTE: You can also add another tablespoon of mesquite to the chocolate to increase the level of caramel flavour.

2. Drizzle over cake, as desired. Allow to set before serving.

***Other Decorative Options:

This photo includes date balls and pecans placed around the outer edge of the cake, prior to the chocoalate drizzle. There are many decorative options – make it your own creation!

Black Bean Fudge Brownie photo

MAPLE WALNUT GLAZE for BLACK BEAN FUDGE BROWNIES

1. Bake 1 package of Black Bean Fudge Brownie Mix, according to package directions.

2. Spread a generous layer of pure maple butter over cooled brownies.

3. Sprinkle with chocolate walnuts (or pecans if prefered.)

Note: Maple Glaze will “stiffen” or “set” when placed in refriegerator for an hour or more. Enjoy!

Blissful Belly Ice Cream Cake

PEANUT BUTTER BANANA BROWNIE ICE CREAM CAKE

Bottom Brownie Layer:

1. In a 9″ spring form (or torte) pan, bake 1 package – Black Bean Fudge Brownie Mix, according to package directions. Cool completely.

Ice Cream Layer:

1. In a blender or food proccesor blend together 3 frozen bananas (broken into thirds) + 3/4 cup natural peanut butter (unsweetened) + 1/4 cup maple syrup + 1/2-3/4 tsp salt (if using unsalted peanut butter)

2. Transfer to the pan, spreading over top of cooled brownie.

Top Layer (optional):

1. Sprinkle 2-3 Tbsp cocoa nibs, or melt 1/4 cup chocolate chips and drizzle over top.

Freeze:

1. In freezer allow to set for several hours (minimum 5-6 hours) or overnight.

2. Remove from springpan, slice and serve.

 

Heart-shaped Brownie Bites w/ Raspberry Frosting

HEART SHAPED BROWNIE BITES w/ RASPBERRY FROSTING

BOTTOM BROWNIE LAYER:


1 package – Black Bean Fudge Brownie mix, baked according to package directions.

PINK FROSTING:


1 cup raw cashews


1 tsp pink powder (dried raspberry or a blend of dried raspberry, beet powder, and dragon fruit powder)


1/4 cup coconut nectar


up to several tablespoons of water, coconut, or nut mylk


DIRECTIONS: 


1. Bake “Black Bean Fudge Brownie” Mix as per package directions in a 9″x9″ pan. Cool completely.


2. Using a medium size heart=shaped cookie cutter, cut out hearts. (Trim can be used in brownie bite ice cream!)


3. Make frosting by blending cashews, pink powder, and liquid sweetener in a high power blender or Magic Bullet until creamy. (Note: if too think add a drizzle of water, coconut, or nut mylk a few teaspoons at a time.)


4. Place frosting in refrigerator to thicken, for an hour or more.


5. Spread or pipe frosting over brownie bites. Decorate with a fresh or freeze dried raspberry, if desired.

Blissful Belly Brownie Mix Variations

BROWNIE FRUIT PIZZA

BOTTOM LAYER:

1. Preheat oven to 350F.

2. Prepare 1 package of Black Bean Fudge Brownie Mix, according to package directions.

3. Line a pizza pan with parchment paper. Spread mix batter over pan evenly.

4. Bake for 30 minutes. Cool.

MIDDLE LAYER:

1. Spread 1 (one) cup your favorite thick plant-based yogurt (or Coconut Buttercreme) evenly over brownie base.

TOP LAYER:

1.Slice or chop 2 cups of a variety of fresh ripe berries or fruit (mango, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, peaches, cherries, nectarines, etc) Arrange over yogurt layer.

2. Optional: Drizzle with 1/4 cup melted chocolate chips (microwave on 30 second bursts or medium-low heat.)