Chocolate and sultana brownies Recipe

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makes:

12

Cost:

not

Prep:

20 min

Cooking:

25 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 17 kCal 1%
Fat 5.5g 8%

These little treats are simply divine

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 full fat milk
  • 75g (3oz) plain flour
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 75g (3oz) sultanas
  • 50g (2oz) dark chocolate, roughly broken small pieces

Method

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

  • 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.

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