Low calorie brownies recipe

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Low calorie brownies
  • healthy
Makes12
SkillEasy
Preparation Time20 mins
Cooking Time25 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories110 Kcal6%
Sugar10.3 g11%
Fat3 g4%
Saturated Fat1.8 g9%
Salt0.08 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein6.1 g12%
Carbohydrates15.1 g6%
Salt0.08 gRow 7 - Cell 2

These simple low calorie brownies are just 110 calories per portion and 3g of fat.

These mouthwatering low calorie brownies are made with low-fat cream cheese, low calorie sweetener, wholemeal flour, sultanas, and dark chocolate. This recipe makes 12 brownie chunks. Perfect paired with a cup of coffee.

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites
  • 300g (6oz) low-fat cream cheese
  • 25g (1oz) low-cal sweetner
  • 40g (1 3/4oz) cocoa powder, sifted
  • 2tsp vanilla extract
  • 3tbsp skimmed milk
  • 75g (3oz) wholemeal flour
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 75g (3oz) sultanas
  • 50g (2oz) dark chocolate, roughly broken small pieces

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Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas 4. Line a 15cm (6in) square baking tin with parchment paper.
  2. Place the egg whites in a large bowl and whisk until they form soft peaks.
  3. In another bowl, combine the cream cheese with the sweetner.
  4. Add the cocoa powder, vanilla extract and milk to the cream cheese mix. Beat well until the mixture is smooth then fold in the whisked egg whites until evenly incorporated.
  5. Sift the flour and baking powder together over the mixture then fold in lightly, together with the sultanas and chocolate pieces.
  6. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 20-25 mins until springy to the touch. Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly in the tin. Cut into squares and serve warm.

Top tips for making low calorie brownies

Store leftover brownies in an airtight container for up to three days.

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