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Low Fat Fudgy Chocolate Brownies - Tried, Tested and True Two

>> Sunday, June 22, 2008



When I won a writing competition (MP Friendship Writing Event) in multiply held by Ezra's mother, she gave me a recipe book. Actually the price was a voucher from a famous book store in Indonesia. As I told her that I will use the voucher to buy a recipe I found in that book store website, she told me that she will buy it for me, so that I still can use the voucher to buy something else. Yay!!!!

Then when my family came, they brought the books. She sent two copies of it, since I told her that I will give the other one for my best friend Nana. Yup! It was her I was talking about in my writing, so she deserves the price as well.

Why I want this recipe book so badly? Because it is about renovation in recipe, turning yummy dishes into yummy and healthy foods. Interesting right!

Today I started to use the book for spoiling my mom. She wanted to have something sweet for dessert. When I told her to choose from the book, she chose this brownies.


I have a confession to make. I misinterpreted the recipe by using powder sugar instead of superfine granulated sugar. That's why, I add water when melting the sugar. Thanks God the result was good. Mom likes it very much!

This recipe has reduced the amount of fat, saturated fat as shown below:


Original RecipeRenovated Recipe
Energy (cal)
Fat (gr)
Cholesterol (gr)
Saturated Fat (gr)
Fiber (gr)
248.1
14.3
112.2
8.1
0.2
112.3
3.2
22
0.8
0.2

Recipe Source: Masakan Selera Internasional - Rendah Kolesterol, Rendah Lemak dan Lezat! (Hiang Marahimin - PT Gramedia Pustaka Utama)

Ingredients:

110 gr all-purpose-flour
½ tsp baking powder
50 gr margarine (50% fat)
30 gr dark cooking chocolate, roughly chopped
50 gr unsweetened cocoa powder
180 gr powder sugar*
3 white eggs, slightly beaten
1 egg, slightly beaten
Sliced almond as desired
Water as needed**


Methods:
1. Preheat oven to 160°C. Line the baking pan with baking paper and grease with margarine.
2. Sift flour and baking powder in a bowl. Set aside.
3. Melt margarine and dark cooking chocolate in a double boiler over moderate heat. Add cacao powder, mix until melting. Add powder sugar, add water until dissolved. Remove from the heat.
4. Mix eggs in a big bowl. Pour into chocolate mixture, whisk until well blended. Add flour mixture, mix well.
5. Pour the batter into baking pan and top with sliced almond. Baked for 40 minutes until set or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove from oven. Let it cool for 10 minutes and cool completely on a wire rack.


This recipe is also my entry for an event called Tried, Tested and True Two hosted by Psychgrad and Gizmar (Psychgrad's mother) of Equal Opportunity Kitchen.

Note:
* the real renovated recipe using: superfine sugar
** not needed when using superfine sugar

23 comments:

Psychgrad June 22, 2008 at 1:35 PM  

What a good low fat brownie option. Thanks for the great entry in Tried, Tested and True Two!

receitinhas da belinhagulosinha June 22, 2008 at 10:02 PM  

good brownie...hummmmmmmmmmm

kiss......

miund June 22, 2008 at 10:43 PM  

eh kakak, ini ada pertanyaan titipan dari si mamah:

kalo semolina flour itu ya, di indonesia namanya apa? apakah ada merk lokal di indonesia atau emang gak ada?

hihihihi nampak ibuku tertarik nih baca blogmu :D mamahnya doyan masak anaknya doyan makan. CUCOK bener!

chenmarlin June 23, 2008 at 12:02 AM  

sefa, salam kenal dari Hongkong, photonya bagus, brownienya begitu menggoda, nyomot satu yah, tfs.

Lina W. June 23, 2008 at 12:41 AM  

mantaaaf banget nih Sef....

Elsye June 23, 2008 at 12:59 AM  

kekekeke, kemaren gue buka ga bisa ya Fa..:P....ternayta si brownies baru sekarang euyy keluarnya..:P

kleliatan enakkk bangettssss

Mochachocolata Rita June 23, 2008 at 9:14 AM  

sefaaaa daku belon bisa bikin brownies nehhh...ntar aku belajar dari resepmu akhhhh

deeTha June 23, 2008 at 1:26 PM  

waduh, Browniesmu menggoda iman....
aku tiap hari selalu ngiler bau bronis, soalnya tetangga depan rumah jualan bronis... hihihi
baunya kalo lagi manggang...w ah, menggoda iman deh

Retno Prihadana June 23, 2008 at 2:35 PM  

Sore-sore enaknya nyamil brownies sama teh anget, bagiiiii

Manuela June 23, 2008 at 6:31 PM  

Great recipe. No wonder your mom loved it :)

Manuela June 23, 2008 at 8:41 PM  

Hello again :)

It's homemade coconut yogurt.
If you need translation let me know.

receitinhas da belinhagulosinha June 23, 2008 at 8:42 PM  

thank for your visit..

the pictures are from alentejo

castelo de monsaraz
it´s wonderful......

you can look on this link

http://www.guiadacidade.pt/portugal/?G=monumentos.ver&artid=13985&distritoid=07

I´m soory my enghish is a desaster

kiss

sefa firdaus June 23, 2008 at 8:46 PM  

@Psychgrad: you are most welcome Psychgrad..
you've to try this brownie :)

@Isabel: hi Isabel.. you want some? I'll bake again if you want ;)

thanks for dropping by *hugs*

@Miund: nah itulah Und, saya tidak tau apa namanya di Indonesia...
gimana kalo si Mamah disuruh nunggu sampe Ibuku balik ke Indo? nanti aku titipin Ibu biar dikirimin kerumahmu... okeh ;)

aduhhhhhh tersanjung blognya dibaca si Mamah, secara masih pemula gini :D

cocok banget kalo gitu! pasti hepi masakannya ada yg makan :)

@Chenmarlin: salam kenal juga Chenmarlin... terimakasih pujiannya :)

dirimu ada blog juga? kok profilenya diklik gak ada sih :(

@Lina: mantep Mbak... rendah lemak pula :)

@Elsye: hihihihi... biasa deh, kemarin itu udah dipublish eh berantakan tabelnya, makanya didraft dulu :)

enal Els... udah gitu sehat lagi, coba yuuukkkkkkk

@Rita: oyaaaaaaaaaa? masa sih Rit? ya udah kalo gitu coba bikin yg ini, pasti jadi deh ;)

@Deetha: dapat pajak bau gak Dit? seloyang brownies gitu :))

@Retno: betul banget Mbak... apalagi disini dingin terusssssss, ihiks... sommer kok dingin :(

@Manuela: it's perfect for her.. healthy and yummie

thanks Manuela

sefa firdaus June 23, 2008 at 9:02 PM  

@Isabel: thanks for your info Isabel.. Alentenjo is really beautiful. I wish I can go there someday :)

Don't mind your English, mine is not good either :)

*kiss*

Lidia Sianturi June 23, 2008 at 10:58 PM  

looks so yummy Fa...bagi dong...

PimientayChocolate June 26, 2008 at 11:07 AM  

delicious.and low fat better!!
daniela

sefa firdaus June 27, 2008 at 8:16 AM  

@Manuela: yup! I'll love to have the translation. Thanks a lot Manuela :)

@Lidia: telat Lid... udah abis :D

@Daniela: true, low fat better :)
thanks for dropping by Daniela

oquefazerprojantar??? July 3, 2008 at 7:07 PM  

uhmmmm it sounds delicious!!!

Andrie Anne July 9, 2008 at 5:17 AM  

Wah senangnya..selamat ya Sef..jd berhasrat juga nih nyobain resep ini hehe byk banget yg pengen dicobain..:-)

sefa firdaus July 11, 2008 at 10:34 PM  

@Marien: yup... it is indeed delicious :)

@Anne: makasih ya Ne :)
ayooo atuh dicobain, sehat loh :)

The Deity August 1, 2008 at 6:07 AM  

yummmmmmm!!!
am so going to try this out this weekend!
thanks for sharing sefa!

sefa firdaus August 1, 2008 at 2:17 PM  

yup.. you must Deity!

ietha September 21, 2008 at 2:21 AM  

brownies sehat... ^_^

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