Low calorie brownies recipe

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makes: 12
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 20 min
Cooking: 25 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 110 kCal 6%
Fat 3g 4%
  -  Saturates 1.8g 9%
Carbohydrates 15.1g 6%
  -  of which Sugars 10.3g 11%
Protein 6.1g 12%
Salt 0.08g 1%
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  • 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.


    • 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


    • Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas 4. Line a 15cm (6in) square baking tin with parchment paper.

    • Place the egg whites in a large bowl and whisk until they form soft peaks.

    • In another bowl, combine the cream cheese with the sweetner.

    • 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.

    • Sift the flour and baking powder together over the mixture then fold in lightly, together with the sultanas and chocolate pieces.

    • 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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