Lean but Luscious Chocolate Brownies Lean but Luscious Chocolate Brownies

Lean but Luscious Chocolate Brownies Image by: Lean but Luscious Chocolate Brownies Author: Canadian Living

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



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


  • Iron 4.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
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Lean but Luscious Chocolate Brownies