Thursday, 12 July 2012

Rocky Road Healthy Brownies



I was craving for something chocolatey the other day. But I was sorta hesitant to bake. You see, our things are almost packed as we're moving this weekend. And I'd have to take out my baking stuff from the boxes and put them back again and it'll mess up the arrangement. I was having an argument with myself the whole afternoon.

Oh, but the craving won. :)

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup applesauce/butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • rice crispies (optional)
  • marshmallows (optional)
  • almond slivers (optional)
Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 175 degrees C. Grease and flour an 8 inch square pan.
2.  In a bowl, combine all dry ingredients (flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking powder).
3. In a saucepan, melt the brown sugar with the applesauce. Remove from heat. Stir in sugar, eggs, and vanilla.
4. Mix in the dry ingredients carefully. Fold in the additional toppings such as marshmallows, nuts, rice crispies, or nuts.
5. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes. 6. Let brownies cool for about 20-30 minutes before cutting up and serving.


I love how it turned out. It was moist and gooey and just delicious.  The top of the brownies were shiny  on top. And I believe letting the sugar dissolve with the applesauce/butter over low heat before mixing in with the other ingredients does the trick! :)


I did 1.5 of the recipe that's why I have extra, I made them brownie muffins! :)
Source: Allrecipes.com

29 comments:

  1. wow looks delicious.

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  2. Oh my! I love brownies!

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  3. sarap naman! san ba nakakabili ng applesauce? dami ko recipe na nakikita na may applesauce.

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    1. Michi, home made yung applesauce ko. lutuin mo lang sa water with sugar and cinnamon yung peeled apples then mash them. :)

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  4. Wow. Looks delish~ I want some already actually. But I'm on a diet....

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  5. This looks soooooo goooood! I instantly said "WOW!" when I saw the picture! Makes me want to go to Brownies Unlimited NOW!

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  6. hmmm..mouth watering brownies! yum!

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  7. Looks really goooooood ! And I'm sure it tastes as scrumptious as it looks !

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  8. Woooooow! This looks so good!

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  9. sis ano ba maganda oven for baking? :)

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  10. I love brownies. Or more accurately, I love everything that involves chocolates. But I'm watching what I eat because of my pregnancy. Three more months and I'd be free to eat anything that I want.

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  11. Looks really good! Sliced almond for the win :)

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  12. I love the 2nd to the last photo. Ang yummy.

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  13. Super irresistible! Look crunchy and yummy!

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  14. want one but don't know how to bake...i'll ask a friend to make ur recipe instead...

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  15. Loos so yummy!!! I love brownies! I will have to try this myself!

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  16. How I wish I can just whip up something like that in the kitchen. Too bad I have no oven and no talent in cooking. hehe

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  17. Actually it look rich and yummy, I hope it is as healthy as you claim as I want to lose some weight.

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  18. Grabe, nakakatakam to the nth level!

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  19. Yummy! I'm craving for those. :)

    I'll learn to make this at home.

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  20. Wow, these brownies look so delish! I haven't tried baking yet, but I think I'll give your recipe a go soon.. :D Thanks!

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  21. Your recipes are a must try. Specially this one kasi healthy and good for kids snacks. :-)

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  22. Like this brownies by the looks of it. ohmm yummy look!

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  23. So the applesauce is a butter substitute? Wow, I don't think I've encountered that before. Using it also made you use less sugar right? I should try this recipe. Thanks for sharing and I hope you've settled in well at your new home :)

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  24. Looks yummy nga. I wish we can make homemade brownies, too.

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  25. i can't eat this anymore!!! waaaahhh!! does the brown chocolate falls under the brown category? rawr!!

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  26. wow! i want some of this now! yummmyy

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