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Fast Lane Low-Fat Tofu Brownie


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Ingredients:

  • 1 1/3 c Cake flour or unbleached all purpose flour
  • 3/4 ts Baking soda
  • 1/2 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 pk (10.5 oz) Mori-Nu Silken Lite Tofu (Ex-firm)
  • 1/4 c Unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 ts Canola oil
  • 3/4 c Granulated sugar or Sucanat
  • 1 ts Pure vanilla extract
  • 1/3 c Cocoa powder
  • 2 tb Walnuts; finely chopped for garnish (optional
  • Increases the fat content per serving)

Directions:

(from the mori-nu web site at http://www.morinu.com/lowfattofu.html)
 
Grease bottom/sides of 8x8" pan with vegetable shortening. Place wax paper on greased pan bottom and grease top of paper. In food processor, blend dry ingredients. Empty into small bowl; set aside. Do not clean workbowl. Replace workbowl; process wet ingredients (except cocoa) until smooth and sugar/Sucanat is dissolved. Add cocoa; process until smooth. Add dry mixture all at once. Pulse to blend just until all dry ingredients are moistened. Spread evenly into prepared pan. Sprinkle with chopped nuts. Bake in preheated 450 degree oven for 20 min. or until brownies spring back when touched lightly in center. Let cool in pan for 15 min. before turning out on cooling rack. Cool completely.
 
Makes 12 servings.
 
Without nuts: 120 calories 3.65 g protein 25.4 g carbohydrate 1.04 g total fat 0mg cholesterol.
 
With nuts: 128 calories 3.97 g protein 25.5 g carbohydrate 1.78 g total fat 0mg cholesterol
 
Posted to Digest eat-lf.v097.n188 by "Tina D. Bell" <tdbell@altair.csustan.edu> on Jul 25, 1997