Low Calorie Whole Wheat Coffee Brownies

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Jun. 03, 2013

For those who love chocolate and coffee, a coffee brownie is the ideal sweet treat. The great thing about this recipe is that the amount of coffee powder or cocoa powder can be changed according to one's preference. Sinful coffee brownies are a perfect tea time snack too.


Applesauce 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Stevia powder 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Unsweetened chocolate chunks 2 Ounce
Instant coffee 3 Tablespoon (divided)
Water 2 Tablespoon (hot)
Egg 2 Medium
Vanilla extract 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Pinch
Unsweetened cocoa powder 1 Tablespoon
Whole wheat flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)



1) Preheat oven to 160°C


2) In a double-boiler add 1/2 cup applesauce, stevia powder and chocolate chunks. Stir a few times till the chocolate melts.

3) Meanwhile, dissolve 1 1/2 teaspoon instant coffee in 2 tablespoons hot water.

4) Add the above to applesauce and chocolate, mixing until smooth.

5) Remove the chocolate mixture from heat and cool until barely warm before whisking in

the eggs and vanilla extract.

6) In another bowl, mix the whole wheat flour and salt together.

7) Whisk into the chocolate mixture until smooth.

8) In a greased 8 x 8-inch baking pan spread the mixture and bake for 25 minutes or until top is just set.


9) When the brownies cool down, cut into even pieces and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 102Calories from Fat 44

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 49 mg2.04%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet