Lean but Luscious Chocolate Brownies

Lean but Luscious Chocolate Brownies Author: Canadian Living Credits: Lean but Luscious Chocolate Brownies

A surprisingly secret ingredient — strained baby food plums — provides a convenient way to add luscious texture to brownies without any fuss and without interfering with the genuine chocolate flavour brownies must have.

  • Portion size 16 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 oz/128 ml) baby food plums

Method

In bowl, sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt ; set aside.

In bowl and using electric mixer beat sugar with butter until combine but not smooth; beat in egg, milk and vanilla. Using wooden spoon, stir in flour mixture alternately with plums, making 2 additions of flour and 1 of plums. Spread in lightly greased 8-inch (2 L) square cake pan, smoothing top.

Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven for about 20 minutes or until tester inserted in centre comes out with just a few moist crumbs clinging to it. Let cool completely in pan on rack. (Brownies can be stored in airtight contalner in refrigerator for up to 3 days or individually wrapped in plastic wrap and frozen in airtight container for up to 1 week.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per square:</b> about

  • Sodium 99 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 95.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 21 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 15 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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