Still as delicious as the original decadent chocolate classic, these low-calorie brownie is perfect when you’re on a diet!
- 1½ cups self-raising flour
- 1 cup cocoa powder, plus 2 tsps extra
- ¹/³ cup buttermilk
- 1 tbsp coffee powder
- 2 tsps vanilla essence
- 1 cup brown sugar
- ½ cup caster sugar
- 250 g jar apple sauce
- 2 egg-whites
- ½ cup choc chips
Preheat oven to moderately low, 160 C. Lightly grease and line a 20-cm cake pan with baking paper, leaving a 2-cm overhang.
Sift flour and cocoa together into a bowl. In a saucepan, heat buttermilk with coffee powder and vanilla, on low, stirring until dissolved.
Stir sugars, apple sauce and buttermilk mixture into the flour mixture until it’s well combined.
In a clean bowl, using an electric mixer, beat egg-whites until soft peaks form. Fold into flour mixture with choc chips. Pour into pan.
Bake 40 to 45 mins until cooked when tested. Cool in pan on a wire rack about 15 mins, before lifting out onto rack to cool.