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This vegetarian, soy and sugar free recipe is a healthy alternative to the traditional brownies that are generally high in calories.
This recipe uses brown sugar rice syrup instead of sugar to add the necessary sweetness. When using brown sugar rice syrup it provides instant calorie reduction in any recipe. If you are looking for an additionally healthy alternative, it is also possible to substitute brown rice flour for the wheat flour.
This receipt is very easy to make, each brownie is only 129 calories compared to it's much higher counterparts.
Prior to beginning the baking process, it is always wise to gather all of your ingredients into one area, making sure that you have everything you will need to make this recipe to completion. It is also valuable to locate an 8 X 8 inch pan, which is the perfect size for this specific recipe. Grease the baking pan and prepare it for baking, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
The ingredients for this recipe include:
½ cup brown rice syrup
2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
3 1-ounce squares of unsweetened baking chocolate
½ cup sifted all purpose flour or brown rice flour
½ cup chopped pecans
In a medium saucepan, melt the chocolate and butter on a low heat, stirring occasionally. Slowly stir in the rice syrup. Once well combined, remove from heat. Blend in the eggs one at a time, again making sure that the ingredients are well blended; add the vanilla and continue to stir well. Stir in flour and pecans. Once all the ingredients have been well blended, pour the entire mixture into the prepared 8X8 inch pan and bake for 30 minutes. Cool while still inside the pan, cut into squares and move onto a platter for serving