Black Bean Cakes Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 2)
Reviewed: Jul. 6, 2004
These were good. For those of you whose cakes fell apart, your oil probably wasn't hot enough. Tip: when you think the oil is heated in the skillet, toss in a pinch of flour, if it sizzles, then it's ready.
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Reviewed: May 6, 2004
I made them too big, fell apart in the pan, not so good.
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Reviewed: Aug. 27, 2003
I don't know if it was the canned beans I used or if the recipe's ingredients failed to bind the cakes together. ? They were even too sticky to come off the wax paper (as recipe indicated to press between). They fell apart turning and I did not like the texture much. I think it would have been better if the beans were not mixed until smooth, but instead left a little "chunky". The spices used had a very good flavor and a creamy sauce is an excellent accompaniement to the black bean flavor- but the sauce was quite plain. I made another batch of sauce blending roasted red peppers, heavy cream and cayenne pepper;liked it much better. I would try again, only to see if dried beans binded better and with a more flavorful sauce. sorry...
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Reviewed: Jul. 14, 2002
This is delicious. I used canned black beans and needed to add some bread crumbs in order to roll into balls. I put them in a tortilla with some tomato and sour cream and had as a main dish.
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Reviewed: Mar. 5, 2001
Really tasty! I used canned beans and they came out a little soft, but I'll definitely try again!
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