From the Sun-Sentinel in Miami, we hear news of black bean cupcakes! The cupcakes are made using Goya black beans, ginger and lime cupcakes with guava frosting.
"I really love working with savory elements in my desserts and I think that was really the draw. I always love playing with that, sitting on the fence between savory and sweet." Hedy Goldsmith, pastry chef at Michael's Genuine Food & Drink in Miami.
Hedy says that black beans are similar to bananas when used in desserts. If you are in Miami, she will be at the Goldsmith will appear 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the Whole Foods Market Grand Tasting Village during South Beach Wine & Food Festival. You can follow Hedy on Twitter and she has a book on baking out this fall, Baking Out Loud.