The secret to the PERFECT chocolate brownies: Celebrity chef reveals how to make his famous treats using a VERY unusual ingredient

  • Dan Churchill has shocked fans by adding black beans to his brownies
  • The celebrity chef believes the beans are the best secret ingredient for brownies
  • The former Master Chef contestant says the beans keep the mix gooey¬†

Celebrity chef Dan Churchill has revealed how to make the perfect brownies at home - using black beans as his secret, game-changing ingredient.

The 33-year-old chef posted his brownie recipe on Instagram stunning fans by using the beans, but he maintains they are the 'best ever'.

'I know it sounds weird but trust me legends, these little weapons of a bean make an epic gooey texture and bring everything together.

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Celebrity chef Dan Chruchill has revealed how to make the perfect brownies at home - using black beans as his secret, game-changing ingredient

'This brownies recipe is so good it will shock you,' he said.

The recipe calls for beans, maple syrup and vanilla as well as olive oil, baking powder, cacao and a flax egg and chocolate nibs.

He begins by putting the maple syrup, vanilla, beans and olive oil into a blender and mixing it on full speed.

Her then adds his cacao and baking powder to a separate bowl, whisking it together,

The flax egg is added the dry mixture before the wet ingredients are added. The mix is topped up with the chocolate pieces before the whole thing is put into the oven to cook. 

His fans had a lot to say about it. 

'Adding black beans seems very weird, but you have never steered me wrong,' one man said.

While some were cautious at the mention of bean in their treats, others loved the recipe.

Churchill, who is known as a performance chef, eats and prepares meal which help him maintain his muscular physique he says the brownies are high in protein

He blends the black beans with the oil, maple syrup and vanilla before adding his wet ingredients to the dry ones

'Alright I need to try,' one said.

'Looks great but when you said fold it in all I could think of was Schitt’s Creek,' added another.

Others offered their own 'very cheeky' tweaks to the recipe.

'Fun fact, any box brownie mix and a can of black beans also works,' one said.

'I like to use sweet potato puree too, does the same thing,' said another. 

Churchill, who is known as a performance chef, eats and prepares meal which help him maintain his muscular physique.

He rose to fame ten years ago when he appeared on Masterchef.

How can I make Dan's brownies at home? 

INGREDIENTS

 Baking powder

Cacao

Olive oil

Flax egg 

Vanilla

Chocolate pieces

Black beans

Maple syrup  

METHOD 

Start by blending your beans, maple syrup, olive oil and vanilla together on a high speed.

Then mix your dry ingredients, including baking powder and cacao together.

Add your flax egg to the dry ingredients and mix together.

The  fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.

Add the chocolate bites and smooth the mixture into a greased and lined baking tray.

Bake in the oven and enjoy  

Source: Dan Churchill 

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