Brownies Without Shortening Recipe

Looking for an easy Brownies without shortening recipe? Learn how to make Brownies without shortening using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by papergirl

Makes 24 servings



I made this recipe with 2/3 cup + 1/4 cup shortening instead of the applesauce first. Sporting nearly 175 calories a piece sent me back to the kitchen to try the recipe as shown below. The applesauce version tastes better too!

Recipe Ingredients for Brownies without shortening

60 grams cocoa powder (3/4 cup)
1 cup applesauce, unsweetened
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cups flour (I used flour w/baking powder in it)
1 teaspoon baking powder, (omit if using flour mentioned above)
1 teaspoon salt

Recipe Directions for Brownies without shortening

  1. Mix cocoa with applesauce

  2. Add sugar

  3. Add eggs

  4. Add vanilla

  5. In a separate bowl mix flour, baking power (if used), salt.

  6. Add flour mixture to batter.

  7. Pour into 9"x13" pan and bake at 350 for 20-30 minutes, or until brownies start to pull away from the sides.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 42.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
109
Calories from Fat
7
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.8g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Sodium
136mg
6%
Potassium
112mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
23.7g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
18.8g
Protein
1.8g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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