My Slightly Healthier Brownies

My Slightly Healthier Brownies


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About this recipe: These brownies are a result of adjusting a normal brownie recipe so that it's a bit healthier but still nice and moist. You can make them as buns or a cake, too.


Makes: 12 chocolate brownies

  • 4 tablespoons apple sauce
  • 150 g caster sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 55g butter, melted
  • 4 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon coffee essence (made by Camp)
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons wholemeal flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 60g walnuts, chopped (optional)
  • 85g chocolate chips (optional)

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees C. Grease a square cake tin or muffin tray if you are making buns.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the apple sauce, sugar, egg whites and butter until smooth. Mix in the buttermilk, vanilla and coffee essence. Combine the cocoa, flour, baking powder and salt; stir into the sugar mixture just until mixed. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.

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