Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Vegan Brownie Recipe

Ultra-Fudge Brownies (12-16 brownies)
1 ¼ whole wheat flour
1 c. sugar
½ c. unsweetened cocoa powder
¼ tsp. baking powder
¼ tsp. salt
2 tbl. Canola oil
1 tbl. Vanilla extract
¾ c. firm silken tofu, crumbled
½ c. water
½ c. pure maple syrup
½ to 1 c. chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 350. Mist an 8-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray. Combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl and stir together until well-blended. Combine tofu, water, maple syrup, cocoa powder, oil and vanilla in blender and process until completely smooth. Pour into the dry ingredients and stir until well combined. Fold in walnuts. Pour batter evenly into the prepared pan. Bake on center rack for 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center comes clean. Cool brownies in pan. Cut and serve.

Per brownie: Calories 183, Protein 4g, Carbs 28g, Fat 7g, Fiber 3g.