Low Fat Plum Brownies Recipe

When I first tried infusing Plums into Kulfi (see recipe here) I was very delighted with the end results and thought that will be my only experiment with Plums then the other day I created Plum Chicken (see recipe here) which was again my first trial with plums in the chicken I got so over whelmed with the results that now I am addicted to this Plum experimentation thing.

From last few weeks "he" is craving for brownies and I am trying my best to make him forget about his cravings because I am not very keen on baking something with too much butter especially when we both are trying to shed down few kilos. But then I found out his chocolate craving has made him snack on chocolate bars all round the day so I had no choice but to bake brownies.

I searched for some low calorie recipe of brownie and end up with this Low Fat version, with some plums in hand and frozen cranberries I got excited about adding a splash of red with plums and cranberries in my brownie, with this Plum Brownie I think I should end my Plum experiments until next season of stone fruits, I don't want my readers to come back and complain about my obsession with Plums.

So here is my last entry for KitchenAid Contest at Indian Food Bloggers Meet (IFBM 2014).

You can read other brownie recipes here - Chocolate Brownie, Eggless Brownie, Fudgy Cocoa Brownie.

Recipe: Low Fat Plum Brownies

Yield: Makes 12 pieces

1/2 Cup all purpose flour (maida)
3 tbsp cocoa powder
1/3 Cup plum puree (see recipe here)
¼ Cup cranberries
2 egg whites
¼ Cup skimmed milk
⅓ Cup castor sugar
1 ½ tbsp olive oil
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 tsp chocolate essence
½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda

For serving:
Plum puree
Chocolate ganache

Sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder together in a bowl. Stir in the sugar and chopped cranberries.
In another bowl beat egg whites, milk, oil, vanilla, chocolate essence, plum puree.
Pour the liquid into the dry ingredients and mix until combined well.
Preheat the oven at 180 degree celcius. Line an 8 inch square cake tin with parchment paper.
Pour the brownie batter into the prepared tin.
Bake for 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out with little crumbs.
Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack.
Cut into squares and serve with drizzle of chocolate ganache and plum puree.

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