Weight Watchers brownies recipe

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  • Low-fat








15 min


25 min

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These Weight Watchers brownies are delicious! The perfect low-fat dessert or guilt-free treat with a cuppa. These brownies are easy to make and tasty too. These Weight Watchers brownies are sweetened with apple sauce and flavoured with cocoa powder, making them a big treat with little calories. This recipe makes 12 generous sized brownies. To make a batch of brownies it will take 40 mins to prepare and cook. Sunflower oil and apple sauce make these brownies lower in sugar and fat. Add a rich chocolate flavour and you’ve got one delicious batch of brownies. No one will ever know they’re guilt-free!


  • Low fat cooking spray
  • 75g (2 3/4oz) self raising flour
  • 50g (1 3/4oz) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 175g (6oz) caster sugar
  • 6 tbsp unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2 tbsp sunflour oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 15g (1/2oz) chopped walnuts


  • Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4/180oc/fan oven 160oc. Spray a 20cm (8 inch) square non stick baking pan with the low fat cooking spray.

  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder and salt, stirring together to mix.

  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the egg, egg whites, sugar, apple sauce, oil and vanilla essence.

  • Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture, stirring until just blended. Take care not to over mix, or the brownies will not rise.

  • Transfer the cake mixture to the baking pan and sprinkle with the walnuts.

  • Bake in the centre of the oven until just set- about 25 mins. A toothpick or skewer inserted in the centre of the cake should come out clean.

  • Cool in the tin for 15 mins, then cut into 12 rectangles.

Top tip for making Weight Watchers brownies

If you don't have a non stick pan, it is advisable to line your tin with greaseproof paper.

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