Black Beans and Coconut Tarts - Frejon
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: African
Serves: 30
  • Yields: 30 desserts
  • 2 - 15.5 oz can of black beans
  • ½ cup cream of coconut
  • ½ cup coconut flakes
  • ¼ cup milk chocolate chips
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 boxes of store-bought tart shells, here is the one I used
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Pour beans in a medium skillet over medium heat. Simmer till beans comes to a boil and they are soft and tender about 10 minutes.
  3. Remove pan from heat and pour beans into the blender. Pulse until smooth.
  4. Pour the blended beans back into the pot and add remaining ingredients. Bring mixture back to a boil stirring constantly until smooth and creamy.
  5. Spoon or pipe bean pudding in each tart shell. Place on baking sheets and bake for about 10 minutes
  6. Remove from oven and garnish with toasted coconut, shaved chocolate or powered sugar
  7. Serve warm or cold
Recipe by Afropolitan Mom at