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The Best 250-Calorie Dessert Recipes

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Big Fudgy Bittersweet Brownies

Makes: 9 servings, 1 brownie each
Prep time: 25 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes


  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 3 tablespoons plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 cup (3/4 ounce) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 ounces high-quality unsweetened baking chocolate, chopped (about 2/3 cup)
  • 1/3 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup buckwheat or presifted whole wheat flour


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly coat an 8-inch-square nonstick baking pan with cooking spray. In a small bowl, whisk together egg, egg white, yogurt, and vanilla extract; set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, oil, salt, and 3 tablespoons water, stirring constantly for 3 minutes on medium-high heat. Remove from heat; stir in cocoa and chocolate until chocolate melts, then add egg mixture. Add all flour, stirring until batter is smooth.
  3. Pour batter into baking pan. Bake 25 minutes, or until top is firm. Cool completely in pan on rack. Cut into squares.

Nutritional Information

Per serving: 250 calories, 4g protein, 35g carbohydrate, 14g fat (4g saturated), 3g fiber.

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denise.lendino wrote:

The Raspberry Almond Crumb Cake is amazing! I made it for Easter and everyone loved it. I added extra raspberry jam to the mixture of jam and cream cheese though. The recipe calls for more cream cheese than jam, but I think my method was way tastier!

4/5/2010 09:33:52 AM Report Abuse
sandlgosnell wrote:

What is the sodium content for these brownies. Please always add the sodium count for recipes. Thanks.

3/28/2010 06:39:27 AM Report Abuse

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