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      RECIPE TITLE "Lower-fat Brownies" Excerpted from The Best Light Recipe

    yields Makes 12 Browniestime--- difficultyeasy

    The secrets of getting a lower-fat brownie just right, they reveal, include using cocoa powder to replace some of the chocolate; using a little espresso powder to accentuate the chocolate flavor; using far less butter; and adding a little water to improve the cocoa flavor and keep the brownies moist.

    Tips: Be sure to use semisweet chocolate and not semisweet chips; additives in the chips would result in a drier, squat brownie. To ensure moist, fudgy brownies, it is important not to overbake them. Be sure to check the brownies for doneness several minutes before the specified baking time has elapsed.

      RECIPE INGREDIENTS

    1/2 cup (2 1/2 ounces) unbleached all-purpose flour
    1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    2 tablespoons Dutch-processed cocoa powder
    1 tablespoon warm water
    1 tablespoon vanilla extract
    1/2 teaspoon instant espresso powder
    2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    3 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped fine
    1/2 cup (3 1/2 ounces) sugar
    1/8 teaspoon salt
    1 large egg, lightly beaten

      RECIPE METHOD

    Adjust an oven rack to the middle position and heat the oven to 350 F. Line an 8-inch-square metal baking pan with parchment paper or foil, then lightly coat with vegetable oil spray.

    Whisk the flour and baking powder together in a small bowl; set aside. In a separate bowl, whisk the cocoa, water, vanilla and espresso powder together; set aside. Microwave the butter and chocolate together in a medium microwave-safe bowl on 50 percent power until melted, about 1 minute; whisk until the mixture is smooth. Whisk in the sugar and salt until completely incorporated. Whisk in the cocoa mixture, then whisk in the egg. Stir in the flour mixture until just incorporated (do not overmix).

    Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few moist crumbs attached, 20 to 25 minutes, rotating the pan halfway through baking (do not overbake). Cool completely on a wire rack, about 1 hour, lift the brownies out of the pan by grasping onto the parchment paper, and cut into 12 brownies.

    Nutrition information per brownie:
    130 cal., 5 g total fat (2.5 g saturated), 25 mg chol., 19 g carbo., 2 g pro., 1 g fiber, 55 mg sodium.

    source: Deseret News (Salt Lake City), Aug 2, 2006
    Copyright C 2006 Deseret News Publishing Co.


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