by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Jan 2016
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Zemas Gluten-Free Rasberry Brownie Bites
Chocolate and raspberries do their antioxidant magic here with a huge burst of decadent flavor and nutrition. Go ahead-eat 3!
For brownies
  1. 1 package Zemas Gluten-Free Black Bean Brownie mix
  2. 10 oz. water
  3. ½ c. black beans (drained & rinsed)
  4. 1 t. pure vanilla extract
  5. ½ c. raspberry jam
For frosting
  1. ½ c. butter (1 stick) softened, regular or dairy-free
  2. 2 c. powdered sugar
  3. 2 T. milk of choice
  4. 1 t. pure vanilla extract
  5. Dye-free red/pink food coloring-we like India Tree and Color Garden brand
  6. ½ c. raspberry jam
For brownies
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and spray mini-muffin pan with non-stick spray.
  2. Drain black beans until the water runs clear and place in blender with additional water and vanilla. Puree.
  3. Add pureed mixture to dry mix and combine.
  4. Fill mini-muffin cups 2/3 of the way full.
  5. Swirl a teaspoon of raspberry jam into each muffin using a toothpick.
  6. Bake for about 12 minutes then finish cooling on a wire rack.*
  7. Once cooled top with buttercream (recipe below).
For frosting
  1. Beat butter until smooth.
  2. Add in sugar one cup at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Add in milk and mix until smooth.
  4. To color the buttercream add in a couple drops of red or pink food coloring.
  5. (You could also fold in about ½-3/4 c. of raspberry jam into the frosting.)
Notes
  1. If you enjoyed these sweet brownies, be sure to try this gluten-free Blueberry Pudding Cake recipe.
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