Chocolate brownies with only 37 calories per serving? It's true!

Yeah, so I was baffled myself. But it’s true. If you cut these brownies into 9, they are 37 calories each. CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?

Well, take out your calculators and add up some numbers, and you’ll see it’s true. And the weirdest part about it is: they taste pretty damn good.

Now, normally I’m not a fan of low-calorie desserts, because I think it’s a joke. If you’re going to eat dessert, eat. dessert. But one of my favorite bloggers, Rosie the Londoner, put these babies up the other day and they looked so gooey and delish I just had to try them.

Now, I made some changes to my liking, so if you use slightly different ingredients (regular yogurt v greek, etc) they may come out differently. And, as Rosie says, be sure to undercook your brownies. They taste so so so much better that way!

RECIPE

37 calorie brownies... and no, I'm not kidding.

Serves 9 brownies     adjust servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup nonfat greek yogurt (I used Fage 0%)
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 cup Cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup Old fashioned rolled oats (like Quaker)
  • 1/2 cup Truvia Baking Blend (or any natural/stevia based sweetener that pours like sugar)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Grease a square baking dish (I used 8"x8").
  2. Combine all ingredients into a food processor or a blender, and blend until smooth (about 1 minute).
  3. Pour into the prepared dish and bake for about 15 minutes. Allow to cool completely before cutting into 9 large squares. YAHM.

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Recipe Notes

Optional: I added about ¼ cup of chocolate chips to my batter, just to live dangerously. This brings the calorie count up to about 65 calories per brownie. Not bad, not bad.

Recipe lightly adapted from The Londoner

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My favourite part is that you didn’t throw out the egg yolk. I hate that!

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Whena recipe says to use egg whites I save the yolk for breakfast the next day. Waste not want not. ^_^

I think your calorie count is a bit off, I ran it through my nutrition calculator and it says 9 servings makes 52 calories apiece. That’s still very low! But you may want to edit your title.

I made some additional adjustments to your recipe as well. I used original (unsweetened) almond milk instead of skim milk and unsweetened applesauce instead of Truvia/sweetener.
I know from experience almond milk bakes just as well as skim and although Truvia and other artificial sweeteners may be calorie free, they’ve been linked to long term health issues. (Leukemia, liver lesions)
With these adjustments the new calorie count is 55 calories per serving. That’s only 3 calories over your recipe, and trust me, they are DELICIOUS!

Thank you for sharing! This recipe was an inspiration.

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Hi! I checked the calories myself carefully and they were indeed 37 calories each, without her addition of chocolate chips.

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Would you know how many carbs are in each brownie?

Sarah | Broma Bakery

I do not know, I’m sorry! You can put it into an online calculator and that will tell you!

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For 9 brownies I am getting around 75 calories each. They taste great though!

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Hi, I wanted to see what I was doing wrong too. Without the chocolate chips, I’m still calculating 60 calories…I’m using the 0% Fage greek yogurt too, and the dark chocolate coco powder. I can’t figure out how to get the calories any lower. The Baking Stevia is 120 calories for 1/2 a cup. Any advice?

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I love this recipe because I cannot have sugar. I’m a gastric by-pass and I have IBS. NO SUGAR, and VERY LOW FAT diet for life. The only artificial sweetener I do not react to is Stevia In the Raw. I can not tolerate ANY thing else. This brownie recipe is a life saver for me, as I’m still losing weight. I’m down t losing very slowly now. I’ve lost 157 lbs, and have about 80 lbs to go. Since I cannot exercise at all yet, I must eat very little and make recipes like this one really count for the sweet tooth. It’s been an absolute life saver for me! I wish there were more recipes like this one. Maybe one for a baked fruit dessert. Or a vegetable casserole. I hate broccoli and cauliflower. Any recipes to hide the taste of those two would be a super prize! Lol.

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I make a low calorie fruit dessert by taking an egg roll wrapper and filling it with Apple, cinnamon, and stevia (is good with peaches, strawberry-peach, etc too). Then fold it over, spray with cooking spray, and stick it in a 375 degree oven for about 15 minutes (or until brown). Just about 60 calories depending on the fruit you use!

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This sounds delicious, but my husband has health issues that go beyond calorie counting. Do you have the rest of the nutrition information, i.e., fat, cholesterol, etc?

Sarah | Broma Bakery

Debbie, I do not. There are some websites that can give this information for you if you type in what ingredients are in the recipe. I would try using one of those! Good luck and happy baking!

Hi Debbie, here is the calories

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 42 g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 52Calories from Fat 15
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.7g3%
Saturated Fat 0.8g4%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 42mg2%
Potassium 258mg7%
Total Carbohydrates 7.8g3%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g8%
Sugars 1.9g
Protein 3.5g
Vitamin A 1% • Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 8% • Iron 6%

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for eating broccoli or cauliflower without the taste of them, try pureeing them. i use Deceptively Delicious by Jessica Seinfeld for eating foods I do not like the taste of but get their nutrients nontheless.

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Stevia is actually not an artificial sweetener. It is a plant, who’s leaves are naturally sweet and are powderized.

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That’s the fat grams per piece?

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Hey. Ginny,

I found a great chocolate cake recipe on all recipes made from canned garbanzo beans – glutin free, delicious, high protein. I’m sure you could substitute stevia.

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Ginny, I I know doctors tell you to eat very little fat, but you may want to do some research. The fat very little fat, but you may want to do some research. The fat is essential to a healthy diet, whether one is attempting to lose weight or not. Y yes, fat is high in calories, but it is necessary, and makes your food more satisfying so you end up eating less anyway. Coconut in calories, but it is necessary, and makes your food more satisfying so you end up eating less anyway. Coconut oil is a wonderful healthy fat with many benefits, check it out. Best of health to you, and congrats on the weight-loss thus far!

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except Truvia (stevia) is not artificial at all

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Just to clarifify Stevia is not an artificial sweetener. It is a plant leaf.

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How much applesauce did you substitute?

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Truvia is a natural sweetener, not an artificial one. 🙂 It’s from the stevia plant and therefore good for you. Unlike those nasty sugar replacements that do cause cancer!

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Actually Truvia is made by Pepsi co. It is full of chemicals with very little stevia in it at all. I thought it was all natural for the longest time too. Sadly, it is neither natural nor chemical free.

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It’s has eryithrotal though sooo. Stevia in the raw is better

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I too did a calorie check and according to Sparkpeople the calories for 9 pieces are 55 calories…Thanks for this low calorie recipe and now I can indulge. Love it. !

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You are right. The calorie count is 65 cals per brownie if it makes 9 servings. I used both calorieking.com and followed the recipe precisely. The author should double and triple check the numbers before posting. The difference between the recipe as shown and reality is DOUBLE. This is reason alone to make sure your numbers are accurate. It is very important for many people who count their calories and macros. 3/5 stars because it is a tasty recipe for the calorie count.

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My fitness pal gave me 68 cals for 9 servings, 66 if I use my homemade unsweetened almond milk. 🙁 So dissapointing.

Also that was without the chocolate chips.

You need to get a grip on your life 31 Calories will not kill you, plus if you want a damn brownie thatbad just eat it, a little niave believing a brownie will only be 37 cals in the first place, its a great recipe!

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Sweeteners made from stevia or erythritol are not artificial, just processed, and there are no studies that show they are unhealthy.

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Trivia has not been linked to liver lesions, etc. Both truvia (stevia) and eryhthritol are completely natural, unlike aspartame, saccharin, and splenda/sucralose, which have all definitely been linked to a huge array of maladies. So I think you are confused.

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I also modified the recipe with great results. I used 1 ripe medium banana, 1 3.9oz Mott’s natural applesauce (apple is the only ingredient), and half the stevia (stevia in the raw… 6 packets). 1% milk instead of skim. Ground all in the blender. Cook for 23 minutes due to the extra liquid volume. About 73 calories at 9 brownies, or 55 calories at 12 brownies. Since the banana and applesauce add volume, splitting into 12 brownies is a similar portion to the 9 in the original recipe. Note that the original recipe is actually 55 calories/ brownie (not 37) because Hershy’s has incorrect nutritional info on their website.., unsweetened cocoa powder is 20 calories/tbsp, not 10 (just add up the carbs/fat calories to see for yourself!). Thanks again for this fantastic recipe; now I can enjoy healthy brownies for breakfast!

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How much applesauce did you use? were you able to make it for the same amount of time

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How much applesauce did you use to substitute for the sugar!? thanks 🙂

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How much apple sauce did you put ? more than half a cup? and can we add few chocolate chips dark kind?

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While I’m in NO way saying artificial sweeteners are the way to go, I have yet to see any ill effects reported from sweet-n-low (and I of course have discounted the study where you see disease appear when you ingest half a cup every day for 5 years – those poor mice!).
You could always use Stevia which is a natural sweetener made from a plant’s leaves. It has 0 calories. I think other artificial sweeteners, such as Stevia derivatives have some calorie count (except sweet-n-low which is also 0).
THANKS FOR POSTING!!! YUM!!

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Can you tell me exact amounts of applesauce to sub?

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I think your calorie count is a bit off, it’s 52 not 37. :p

I replaced the sweetener with unsweetened applesauce and the milk with unsweetened almond milk. New count is 55 calories apiece, still very delicious.

I won’t lecture you on the affects of artificial sweeteners. 🙂

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Chad would you still add 1/2 cup of applesauce or less? I’m just wondering if there would be too much wetness since the sugar is a dry ingredient.

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Truvia is not an artificial sweetener, it is processed but is from stevia and erythritol which are both natural sweeteners which have zero glycemic response and much better for you than real sugar or even honey and maple syrup in higher amounts.

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Erythritol is a sugar alcohol and is NOT really “sugar free.” For example, any sugar alcohol such as erythritol does contribute candida or yeast. Most people don’t realize this due to deceptive marketing on the food products and general misinformation out there. On the back of labels you have to look at “sugar alcohol” amounts and take that into account if you are on a serious sugar free diet. I had to ask several doctors and do my own research.

I am going to use the unsweetened applesauce combined with come organic liquid stevia. Too much stevia or sugar alcohol makes us feel horrible .

How much liquid stevia did you use?

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truvia is natural…

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Trivia and stevia are not artificial sweeteners!!! Research them!

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No but we are all trying to lecture you.

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Where in the recipe does it say only use the eye white? I am just curious – not questioning the correctness! 🙂 Thank you!

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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It does not! The recipe says to use the whole egg :). Thanks for the comment and happy baking!

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You probably just skimmed the comments (as we all do sometimes). Someone had commented they love that this recipe does NOT call for egg white only (which many low-cal recipes do), because they don’t like having to throw out the yolk, and someone else replied when they use a recipe with egg whites only, they save the yolk and use it with breakfast. 🙂

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Hello, Since you are willing to experiment, There are many of us that the Atkins diet works well for. I live on a low carb diet and manage to maintain my optimum weight. Although I don’t want to eat lots of calories, it is really the carbohydrates that I am counting. If you could make some LOW carb brownies, I would be your best customer !! Thanks, Lucy Martin PS; It is actually a much bigger market than you would think.

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Just had a look at the original recipe and she says there are 100 cal per brownie? Not sure how the different number came up but would love to go with the 37 cal version!

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Yep, I made some changes to the recipe, and even by her ingredients her calculations are a bit high when you break everything down!

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True! I broke the calories down myself tonight and it truly is 37 calories!

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The sugar calories were not added to the total.if using splenda blend it’s about 365 calories more. If using pourable trvia it’s 190
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Truvia baking blend is Truvia mixed with sugar, so there are calories. I used Splenda granulated, put all the dry ingredients in a food processor to grind the oats to have a flour like consistency and reduced the amount of milk to only 2 tablespoons, The mix was not watery like the first time I made it. I also used Vanilla flavored Greek yoghurt. They turned out really good, very moist.

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I got about 99 per 9 pieces, and if I cut them into 12, I get 56 calories. However, I added 3 tablespoons of chocolate chips ( so a little more than you ). But I also used regular flour. Of course, followed the rest of recipe right! Will try again and see if I can lower calories.

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I don’t know how many calories a “regular” brownie has (because I refuse to acknowledge that food of any sort contains calories), but these look smashing…

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is that vanilla flavor yogurt or original?

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greek yogurt is different from and “original” or “flavored” yogurts, which contain a lot of sugar. you need to look for *greek yogurt* in the dairy aisle.

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Vanilla or original greek yogurt?

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greek yogurt is unflavored!! just look for Fage! yogurt.

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You can get plain greek yogurt and plain regular yogurt (unflavored). You can also buy flavored of both. I have vanilla flavored and honey flavored greek yogurts (REAL greek yogurt, not just ‘greek-style’ yogurt, that’s tricky for consumers… greek style yogurt is no better for you that regular, if you want to awesome protein go for the real stuff) in my fridge right now. Personally… i bet either of those two would taste fabulous in this recipe!

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I don’t think Broma knows that Greek Yogurt can be flavored. There are all kinds of Greek yogurts now. I buy 0% PLAIN Greek Yogurt and that is what is being recommended in this recipe.

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broma knows. traditional greek yogurt (also called labneh, strained yogurt, etc) is exactly as anon says above. while greek yogurt can be flavored, it then is not real greek yogurt, but greek-style yogurt made for consumers. they market being more healthy than “reagular” yogurt, when in actuality there is just as much sugar as in regular yogurts, and sometimes even more fat and saturated fat. as stated in the directions, i used Fage 0%, which is creamy and thick, with no added sugars.

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I use fage too, 2%. We need a bit of fat to process things..
Anyway..the greek has the whey strained from it, eliminating lots of sugars (natural ones) and since the whey is taken, the part with all that protein remains…it has a much higher protein content.
For those coynting, a good rule ti stick to is 2 grams of fiber for every 100 calories. I think, with thr oats, we are there…havent done the calculatuons, but its in the oven! Also, instead of skim milk, I think buttermilk would be great 🙂
Anyone know aboyt the acid there with the acid in the yogurt?

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Can you use regular sugar if you dont have truvia? these look delicious!

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of course, feel free. use the same amount (1/2 cup)

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Thanks! 🙂 Can’t wait to make them!

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This is pretty amazing. Need to try this asap, Thanks!

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I only have stevia drops. How do i substitute?

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Unfortunately you cannot substitute with drops. The reason this recipe works is because it has a consistency similar to sugar. you can either use real sugar, or buy the kind that pours like sugar!

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So you could actually eat the whole thing for ~200 calories??? I’m IN!

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Oh my goodness I love the way you think! I’m totally making the whole thing and eating it hehehe 😀

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well, 333 calories, but genuinely who’s counting

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You won’t be able to! It’s so rich and dense!!

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LOL. . . really I LOL’ed

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My batch turned out inedible even with a drowning of chocolate chips & i followed the recipe to a T 🙁

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It probably has to do with the cooking time. Were your brownies gooey? The key to these is that you cannot overcook them! I took mine out as soon as I saw them cooking on top, because they continue to cook in the pan after you take them out. Hope this helps!

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Mine were awful too. I had doubled the batch to take it to a potluck and threw the whole thing in the garbage. I followed the recipe exactly. I’m stumped. They looked weird and all I could taste was the sourness of the yogurt and the bitterness of the cocoa. I really want to try again but I don’t want to waste all the ingredients again.

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I’m with you, they are nasty. I kept putting them back in the oven for additional time because they were just too gooey. Cooked for a total of 35 min letting cool completely & piled on a huge dollop of whipped creme. It wasn’t great but I just couldn’t handle all the wasted ingredients.

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it looks like a follow-up post is in order! i will re-do the post with step by step instructions 🙂

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These had the texture of mousse and were very bitter. I even added extra stevia after I tasted the batter. Had to throw the whole batch out.
What a waste of good stevia.

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These are not delicious. I was hopeful, but followed this recipe exactly and they look NOTHING like the picture and they taste awful. If you like chocolate flavored yogurt you might like them.

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I tried these today and mine were awful, too.

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made um, trashed um

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I made them and loved them, added a handful of mini chocolate chips, my kids and husband did not like them, so I will eat them all or take some to work.

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Agree! I also followed the recipe exactly and after the first bite, they all went right down the disposal. They were disgusting and such a waste of food and time!

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This looks so delicious! How could I pass up this recipe when it’s just 37 calories a slice? That’s pretty impressive.

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I made these with no chocolate chips and had to add extra splenda, cinnamon, and vanilla to make the batter edible. They did not taste good. You’d be better off with real brownies and the extra calories.

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you may have run into trouble because you used Splenda. You have to find a sweetener that *pours like sugar*, such as Truvia. Splenda makes sugar for baking, as well. It will completely change the final product.

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These are the best brownies EVAH!!! I can’t quit making them. They are a family favorite. Thank you so much!!! I use ricotta instead of greek yogurt. Yummy!

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Literally just popped these into the oven…brownie cakes for me though. Hoping for the best!

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could you use almond milk instead of skim milk?

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Yes!

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thats what i did!

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I used almond milk and cinnamon flavored apple sauce and vanilla flavored greek yogert, they are very good!

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I’ve made these twice and both times they turned out about a quarter inch think and tasted a little off. I use natvia (a stevia and erythritol blend. Does this recipe need flour?
Thanks 🙂

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what size pan did you use? they shouldn’t be that thin. i used an 8×8, which yielded a little thicker brownie. also, does natvia have a sugar-crystal consistency? the recipe does not need flour because you use basically emulsified oats as your starch base.

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Could you use honey as a sweetener, and substitute in quick oats, or will this change the recipe too much?
Thanks!

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You could do both, but I really can’t say how they’d turn out. If you don’t want to use an artificial sweetener I would use something like cane sugar. The quick oats will definitely change the brownie.

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I added up the calories in your recipe and came up with 72 cals per brownie…

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Can you mix them with a mixer instead or is it necessary to break down the oats with a food processor or blender?

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Could I use the splenda granulars? It’s the substitute for baking

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Hi! I just tried these. Taste-wise they are pretty good- they do taste healthy (with a slight chemical taste) but very chocolatey and really pretty yummy. My question is this: what calorie counter are you using? I have tried two different counters using your exact recipe (sans chocolate chips) and the calorie count for 1 serving (if it makes 9) is between 65-70. It’s consistent on two different sites. Still great for a brownie, but there is quite a big difference- that’s almost twice your stated calorie count. Can you give us a breakdown of what your ingredient calorie counts are?

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Sure! The entire recipe breaks down as follows: 3/4 cup nonfat greek yogurt: 75cal
1/4 cup skim milk: 25cal
1/2 cup Cocoa powder: 100cal
1/2 cup Old fashioned rolled oats: 150cal
1/2 cup Truvia: 0cal
1 egg: 60cal
1 teaspoon baking powder: 0cal
1 pinch salt: 0cal

That’s 410 calories for the whole pan. If you were to not miss one calorie from the recipe (say, from the way you measured the ingredients, or the teensy bit you miss scooping out the batter from the pan, or the gunk that gets stuck on your knife), you’d get 45 calories per brownie. However, taking those factors into account, I figured about 37 calories per brownie.

Hope this helps!

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Truvia has calories! There are 190 calories per 1/2 cup! You are misleading those making your brownies. DIRECTLY from their website:

“Just one bag of Truvía® Baking Blend provides as much sweetness as a 3-lb. bag of sugar. Bakes and browns just like sugar with 75% fewer calories per serving than sugar. 1/2 cup (190 calories) of Truvía® Baking Blend is equal to 1 cup of sugar (760 calories).”

Truvia® Baking Blend |
truvia.com/products/baking-blend

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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I was not aware of this. If that is true, then yes, you would have to add 190 calories to the mix, which, luckily for us, only adds 21 calories to each brownie 🙂

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She is not using Truvia baking blend (that contains a combination of truvia and real sugar).
She is using Truvia – 0 calories, 0 g of fat

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Truvia and Truvia Baking Blend are two different things. Truvia Baking Blend contains some sugar.

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Many different things will affect the calorie count (people that keep saying, they’re really 55, etc.). A large egg has 78 calories. Not sure what size egg only has 60. Different brands of Greek yogurt have different calorie counts (Fage vs Chobani, etc), especially if you use one that’s flavored, and/or sugar free, etc. So I’m sure these can be 37 or 57 ea depending on what you put in them. The version of this going around on Facebook calls for vanilla flavored Greek yogurt. And I’ve seen several posts about these being horrible, so I’m not willing to try. 🙂 I’ll just have a 100 calorie regular brownie and call it good. 🙂

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Why 0 calories for trivia. There are 190 calories on one half cup.365 calories if using splenda blend.

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You give all the info EXCEPT how many brownies a batch makes.

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It’s at the beginning of the post, silly

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…and at the end in the directions.

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I’m making this for the third time. The first two times did not turn out and I think it was because I used stevia in the raw and it does not pour like sugar. I’m trying it this time with steviaCane which will add more calories but hopefully it will be ediable 🙂

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Ok third time was a fail as well. I Bake often and have never had a problem like this.

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I Tried It Today … It Tastes Just Like Brownies ( For Those Who Has Doubts )
I Couldn’t Find Any Sweeteners Around So I Used A Bit Of Honey And Sugar Instead .
I Would Totally Recommend It …

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I was so excited to try this, I followed every single step and used all of the ingredients listed and they taste horrible. it sucks

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I agree, I thought they tasted TERRIBLE. The texture was terrible and tasted like play dough, I followed the directions exactly. Do not recommend.

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Not sure why they didn’t turn out for others. I just made these and they are AWESOME. I used 1/2 cup brown sugar instead of truvia which I know will up the calories, but that’s ok. These will be a staple. Also used almond milk instead of skim. Thanks so much. Love!!

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Would it be ok to substitute fat free plain yogurt for the Greek?

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Yes!

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Our family didn’t like the aftertaste (and during taste) from the Truvia. The texture left a little to be desired as well. I used pourable Truvia. Is there one specifically for baking I should have used? If I were to try these again, I would use at least half real or brown sugar and increase the oats, but I might just try a different recipe. Oh well.

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Sounds great

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Would using just egg whites be okay or do you need the yolk?

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well I never ever tried brownies my friend came last night and she said that she made some and I was so interested to make brownies but the thing that im on a diet

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this recipe is a waste of ingredients. tastes flat, artificial, and vaguely like aspartame. i’m stinking with my fatty yet delicious recipes, thank you very much.

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My calculations say that this brownie would be around 53 calories, have 1.3 g fat, 1.26 g sugar, and 4.25 g of protein per brownie if made in a 8 x8 pan and cut into 9 squares.

I used 3/4 c. Meijer brand plain Greek Yogurt (97.5 cal, 0 fat, 6.75 sugar and 17.25 protein)

1 egg (71 cal, 5 fat, 0 sugar, 6 protein

1/4 c. fat free milk (20 cal, 0 fat, 3 sugar, 2 protein)

1/2 c. nestle baking cocoa (120 cal, 4 fat, 0 sugar, 8 protein)

1/2 c. old fashioned quaker brand oatmeal (150 cal, 3 fat, 1 sugar, 5 protein)

1/2 c. splenda (0 cal, 0 fat, 0 sugar, 0 protein)

1/3 c. Mott’s original natural applesauce (16.6 cal, 0 fat, 3.6 sugar, 0 protein)

1 tsp. clabber girl baking powder (0 cal, 0 fat, 0 sugar, 0 protein)

1 pinch of salt (0 cal, 0 fat, 0 sugar, 0 protein)

for the whole 8×8 pan is (475.1 cal, 12 fat, 11.35 sugar, 38.25 protein)

for 1 brownie (52.78 calories, 1.3 fat, 1.26 sugar, 4.25 protein)

so what am I doing wrong and what brands did you use?

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The brownies posted did not have applesauce in them…

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Loved them. I did not blend in a processor and I think adding a little peanut butter next time, the taste will be as good as no bake cookies. I did use a little honey for the sweetness. Thanks for the indulgence. LOVE THEM!

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awful, I made two batches, the second I bought all new ingredients and was sure I purchased baking stevia. I threw out both batches, if I was on a deserted island I would only eat them on the 4th or 5th day. If you can stick your finger in baking chocolate and eat it you might like them, not sweet with an after taste also. i use stevia in my coffee everyday.

I even added a table spoon of butter to the second batch, no hope.

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they taste weird to me too, so i added more splenda granulated or whatever, and i topped it with that caramel walden farm’s calorie free “caramel” syrup an baked it for like 35 minutes, but i live in denver, so alitude might play a factor in baking times, i kept checking it…turned out wonderful….the walden farms caramel syrup is horrid, so I finally found a use for it, tastes like butterscotch on these brownies and gives them a delicious sweetness and gooey texture…i definitely recommend adding more of whatever granulated sweetener you are using and tasting the batter before baking….if it tastes bitter before baking it will taste bitter after..

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Does anyone know the carb count per brownie?

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My batch was horible.I followed t recipe. I’ve made better

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Just made them. So nasty

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They worked great for me. The batter was delish as well. Thanks!

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All I can say to those whining here – well, don’t use shoddy ingredients! You get what you put in. I just made a batch today and they are GORGEOUS. I even licked the bowl :} Thank you!

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mine turned out awful. i don’t understand why there’s so many varied reviews. everyone knows what a good brownie tastes like. mine have almost a mousse-like consistency and are gooey. does anyone know what im doing wrong? i’m trying to make them for Thanksgiving tomorrow (Canada) for one of my cousin’s with celiac disease….

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The people that had good results substituted sugar, honey, brown sugar, or a blend of artificial and regular sweetener for the stevia. II made them, they were horrid. I remade them using regular sugar and they are ok. it seems kind of pointless if you are adding all that sugar…might as well go for one REALLY good brownie and really satisfy sweet tooth. The bad batch I broke up and put in warm sugar free choc. pudding…not too bad that way!

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Very good! I used erythirol, which is the cheapest and easiest to get natural sweetener where I live. Also didn’t have greek yoghurt, so I used normal nonfat plain yoghurt and omitted the milk (nonfat plain yoghurt is a lot more liquid than greek).

I found them to have a very strong chocolate flavor, which I think is due to the kind of cocoa powder I used, so I will use a little less next time. Apart from that they turned out perfect, and the fact that they had no butter, sugar OR flour is just unbelieveable.

Made half a batch and ate the entire thing, which is under 200 calories, so not bad at all. But the best part was how it really filled me up and left me without the sweet-and-savory craving that I have so often on my diet. I mean, filled me up like a normal lunch would, and ridiculously for less calories. Will definitely be making these again!

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I also found the brownies to be gooey and mousse-like and I followed the recipe exactly. Maybe the baking time needs to be adjusted. The flavor was good, but too much like a pudding.

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The most disgusting thing i have put in my mouth, had one bite and threw the rest straight in the bin!

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I kept an open mind when trying these. I was not trying to compare them to regular brownies. I just thought it would be great to find something chocolatey for minimal calories. These were just HORRIBLE. Threw them all away.

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These were fantastic. Thanks for sharing!

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I’ve been baking for a long time and as soon as I saw this recipe I knew it would not come out anything like a real brownie. Way too much moisture. I decided to try it anyway just to see. The batter was extremely runny. As others stated it came out like mouse. They were bitter and discussing and the texture was nothing like a brownie. Don’t waste your time or money.

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Got mine approved and under my name- though it uses the same base for this recipe, it alternates and is more specific- also it has no oats.
Here are the specific ingredients and the calories with them.

– [3/4 cup] Greek Yogurt, Plain, Low Fat, 1 serving container: 80 calories
– [1/4 cup] Blue Diamond, Almond Milk, Unsweetened Vanilla: 7.5 calories
– [1/2 cup] Hershey’s Dark (or non dark) Chocolate Cocoa Powder: 80 calories
– [1 cup] 0 Calorie Sweetener (sugar base)
– [1/4 cup] Nectresse Monk Fruit: 0 calories
– [1.5 tbsp (tablespoon)] Egg beaters Original: 12.5 calories
– [1.5 tbsp] Egg Beaters 100% Egg Whites: 12.5 calories
(in total for eggs, it’ll be 25 calories)
– [1 tbsp] Baking Powder: 0 calories
– Tiny pinch of salt: 0 calories

Total calories for whole batch: 192 calories

Batch divided by NINE: 20-21 calories a piece

Batch divided by TEN: 19 calories a piece (use smaller pan to get fluffier texture)

Optional but use with caution, as too much liquid can make batter too thin.
-[1 tsp (teaspoon): 0 Calorie Coffee Syrup Chocolate (or caramel,or vanilla)
Add a bit more imitation sugar to thicken the mix.

I’ve also noticed a bunch of negative comments in regard to these brownies.
1) You have to make sure you’re baking them at the right temperature for the right amount of time. These are NOT regular brownies, and are much lighter, both in ingredients and fats/carbs, so the batter needs less baking time and more heat, but not at the bottom rack, or the bottom can burn our the batch can turn out with little taste.

2) These are a healthy alternative. Go ahead and stuff yourself silly with bad for you brownies. Sure, it’s worth the 300 calorie a slice isn’t it? With healthy foods it gets some getting used to. Maybe when I was a kid I would’ve hated these. But now that I eat healthy, these brownies (or at least the way I made them) turned out great.

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THese were made without oats??? How were they?

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THESE BROWNES ARE AMAZING!!!!! They don’t even taste low fat and low calorie! One of the best ever recipes, with the nutritional content just being a bonus! Don’t wait – just bake! Super easy too!

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I finally made these and I really liked them, thanks so much for sharing your recipe! Now I can have some brownies for Christmas! WOOHOO!! I know it would add calories but I think Ill swirl some peanut butter on top just for fun too 🙂

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Just made these, I used 1/2 dark brown sugar, 1/2 Stevia as I was afraid of it tasting bad because of the previous negative comments. It tastes amazing, I will try this with just Stevia next time as I now have confidence in the recipe. This will be great for keeping my sweet tooth at bay during my bikini contest prep :). Thanks for sharing :).

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We just made these today. Sorry, but they were not good. I’m a good cook and followed the recipe to a ‘T’. They didn’t rise much, were very bitter and the texture wasn’t great. One of my twins eats everything and even he said these were not good.

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The appearance and texture was wonderful, but the taste was D I S G U S T I N G !
The only change I made was to use almond milk instead of cow’s milk, (which was recommended above.) Bummer!!! I wasted 1/2 cup of expensive high quality cocoa powder and Truvia on this awful recipe. Straight to the garbage! Can’t even give it to the dog – might kill him.

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Oh! I get it. I placed a comment on how disgusting these brownies were, and of course, it wasn’t approved. But now I get it… BROMA Bakery! BROMA as in spanish for JOKE!
Sooo… Joke Bakery! Oh yeah… hardee har har… very funny guys… NOT!
Blogging ludicrous recipes that taste like crap and laughing about us poor readers, lured in by the promise of good tasting low calorie recipes, wasting ingredients and time, just so you can have a good laugh! Lets see how long it takes me to make this go viral on FB.

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I made these yesterday; I used dark cocoa powder, three of our packets of stevia, and a couple of tablespoons of whey powder. You have to let them cool completely (they are better the next day). I did NOT put the batter in the blender. Also, I had to cook them twice as long as the recommended time. I thought they were really good.

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First of all, I just want to say thanks, because the person who posted this gains nothing personally that I am aware of by taking the time and trouble to share recipes on the internet. When you attempt to do something nice for perfect strangers for no personal gain that deserves respect and gratitude. Having established that I am grateful for the sharing, I must give my honest opinion that these did not taste very good to me. They tasted sour and dry. I followed instructions precisely. I tried to make them taste a little bit better by adding some sugar free chocolate syrup on top, ( 15 cals per 2 tbsp. ) and some reddi-whip fat free whipped cream ( 5 cals per 2 tbsp. ) but they were still pretty bad. In the end, I put some regular Betty Crocker chocolate frosting on there ( 150 cals per 2 tbsp. – more calories by far than the brownie itself ) to try and make this stuff edible, and it was still not very good. Not so bad that I would put it off until the 3rd or 4th day if I was stranded on a desert island, as an earlier poster claimed, but after eating 3, I didn’t really want anymore. I appreciate the effort and the sharing, but the result was not so great…

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Ok, since I am doing Trim Healthy Momma, I calculated the calories, fat and carbs using the above recipe but substituting egg whites for the egg and almond milk for the milk. I still love them and am addicted to these!!
3/4 greek yogurt (Kirkland Brand)
cal 105 fat 0 carbs 7.5
1/4 almond milk
cal 7.5 fat 0.625 carbs 0
1/2 cocoa (Hershey brand)
cal 80 fat 4 carbs 8
oats 1/2 cup
cal 150 fat 3 carbs 23
egg whites 3tbsp = 1 egg
cal 25 fat 0 carbs 0

TOTALS
CALORIES 367.5 /9 = 40.83
FAT 7.625/9 = 0.847
CARBS 38.5 /9 = 4.27

But I don’t know about you, I NEVER eat just 1 of these at a time, so eating up to 2 of these would keep you at a FP, but if you eat more than 2 of these, it would be an E snack.(greater than 10carbs)

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I am just starting THM. did you use their brand sweetener by chance? Any suggestions on how I could use the THM sweetener brands?

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I think this recipe is suppose to have applesauce in it?? Will that make it not as dense??

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Yes it is, no wonder people are having disasters !

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Made these today with unsweetened almond milk and xylitol, everything else the same, and they are AMAZING!! Thank you for this recipe!!

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Well……… its a good idea, but I really didn’t like these. I followed the recipe exactly, except I used Splenda granulated. They don’t taste ANYTHING like a real brownie, and they are super thin. It was on the dry side, but parts of it absorbed the fat from the chocolate chips and got oily in some parts, and the chocolate chips sunk to the bottom. These brownies also tasted bitter, I’m guessing an after taste from the splenda. Maybe next time, double the recipe and use half sugar half sugar substitute and it might be better. Sorry to sound like such a critic, but I did not find these tasty at all. Sorry

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Made them twice…..horrible…has nothing to do with how long they are cooked or temp. Very bitter, and sour taste from the yogurt. YUCK!!!!

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Probably why they’re 37 calories is because that’s how many calories is in the one bite you take to realize they’re terrible

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I think people are having problems because they should have apple sauce in them. I also calculated how many calories and came out with 78 so they’re not as good as we wanted to think. I’ve just taken mine out of the oven ( I found the recipe on Pinterest and it had the apple sauce addition ) I look forward to trying them.

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Made these today and they were kind of well. Terrible. Maybe my family and friends just don’t have the tolerance for low cal desserts….?

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Mine turned out much denser than the image would suggest, too much cocoa too.

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I had high hopes for this recipe and I followed the recipe exactly. I was disappointed. The flavor was fine – it was more bitter than sweet, which I prefer with chocolate, but the TEXTURE makes these inedible. The outside is fine – a nice, slight crust as you would expect from a good brownie, but the inside is, as some have described it here, “mousse” like. It was gooey, and not the good kind – the jello-y, gross kind. I put them back into the oven for a bit, thinking they might be undercooked, but nope. As I kept removing them and checking them, the outside got darker and harder and the interior remained disgustingly gooey. Also, as noted by others, they look NOTHING like the photo. As stated, I used all of the ingredients listed above, the correct sized pan, and mine came out much more flat, dense and not even remotely close to those pictured. There are better alternatives out there for healthy brownies – particularly raw recipes with dates or black beans as a base. I do NOT recommend these.

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if anyone’s interested these changes seemed to help:
20g sweetener
35g Cocoa powder
30g chocolate chips
¼ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
½ coffee powder
½ tsp vanilla flavouring
¼ tsp salt

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Disclaimer – I am a Chef, so my results may be different from others. Amazing the diferrent results in this. My wife made it, and she and the kids thought it was okay, but that was it. She actually apologized as I tried it later. I saw great potential! What I liked was the texture, so similar to a high end chocolate torte. I was doing a special wine dinner and during the preparation, I made a torte that failed twice. I was so worried, but then I remembered my wife making this recipe, so I tried it. I added the chocolate chips & did the recipe 4 times split between 3 9 inch round cake pans. It came out perfectly. Rich & chocolatey. I turned the cakes out of the pan the next day and coated them with dark chocolate ganache with brandy soaked dried cherries folded in. Cut each pan into 12 servings & served w/ a small dollop of lightly sweetened whipped cream. Got a standing ovation…. Thanks for saving my bottom Broma Bakery!

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these were the worse!!! I think something was left out your receipe!!!!

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Not bad. I only had quick oats on hand and used sugar. My total came out to 80 cals each. These are more for dark chocolate lovers. Came out just like the picture.

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NO Flour of any kind? I find these to be crumbly and just don’t taste like brownies I was very disappointed

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I do NOT understand all of the bad comments, WOW these were WONDERFUL! Made as described, but used the THM Sweet Blend sweetener instead of Truvia, and almond milk! Used a 9″ round cake pan, so they were thinner, but like the “chef” above that claimed it was similar to a torte, YES IT IS. I can see how this could even be high end dessert material! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!

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Considering the whole pan is around 360cal, I think these are very good. not AS good as a flour/sugar/butter brownie, but duh? It’s a recipe not a magic lamp. however considering i could eat this whole pan for the same calorie load as *one* square of a normal brownie, AND the actual nutritional content of this recipe is really good, for me its no contest at all.

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Completely agree!!

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I used 1/3 cup oat flour, 1/3 cup NuNaturals More Fiber Stevia Baking Blend (since the label suggests using 3/4 cup for 1 cup of sugar in recipes), and swapped out the milk for water. I also put 9 squares of dark chocolate on top (one for each brownie!). I couldn’t wait for them to set (hehe) so I had it while it was still gooey and hot out of the oven. They were really great! I wonder if the variability in results has to do with the brand of sweetener used? I have heard that some don’t hold up to heat very well. Also, stevia blends seem to vary widely in terms of ingredients which probably makes them less reliable in baking than plain ol’ sugar.

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Mine came out great. I used unsweetened almond milk and nectresse instead of skim milk and Truvia. I cooked them for about 12 to 13 minutes.

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Im vegan an I was wondering what I could use to substitute for the yougurt and still get the same results?

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These brownies came out disgusting. I’m sorry. I was trying to find an alternative since I didn’t have oil and this came out like a horrible mug cake. Thanks but no thanks. Tossed the whole thing in the trash.

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I live in Australia and just made these with ingredients I could find as close to the recipe as possible. unsweetened almond milk instead of skim milk, natvia as my sweetner, chobani greek yoghurt. I am well known for my crazy sweet tooth and addiction to baked goods. Can definately say these are a very good substitute! All the bad reviews must be doing something wrong or arent realising that this is a “healthier alternative”. Definately recommend trying these out if you have a major sweet tooth and are calorie counting like myself!👍thanks Broma Bakery!

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Forgot to add that with the ingredients I used they ended up being 64cal each😊 alot less than a normal brownie!

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Mine are AWESOME!! Especially for the nutrition value! I used truvia and added some Walden Farm Chocolate Syrup. I can’t wait to eat them through the week!

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Don’t waste your time and ingredients if you’re not a fan of bitter chocolate. These are very bitter due to the cocoa. I tossed it all in the garbage.

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I made them for work and didnt like them dont know what I did wrong. they had a funny after taste ! maybe to much greek yogurt.

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This must be some sort of April fools joke or something because I can not for the life of me understand how so many people thought these were good! Do not bother trying Chads suggestion of replacing the sugar for unsweetened apple sauce and almond milk instead of skim…it does not make them better, it probably made them worse actually.

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Hi Lindsay! Yes, I would not replace them with apple sauce at all. The biggest advice I can offer with these brownies is to undercook them. You want to take them out of the oven while they’re still slightly gooey, as the brownies continue to cook as they cool. Let me know if this helps you next time!

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I used a flax egg (instead of an actual egg) to cut some calories, and they turned out alright. I also used Great Value brand zero calorie sweetener, which measures cup for cup with sugar, and that also works. Just spreading the word. I also used a little less cocoa powder, since I’m not a fan of the bitter chocolate taste (I used 6 T). The texture was a bit off, so I may not leave them in the oven for as long next time. Good recipe, though. Thanks!

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Also using the flax egg, unsweetened almond milk, and 6T of cocoa powder the brownies are about 41 calories each. That’s, like you mentioned above, not taking into account all of the batter you lose while transferring, mixing, etc. etc.

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Made these EXACTLY to recipe.

Wasn’t good, wasn’t bad. They were ok. If you have a craving for chocolate, you won’t after eating one of these. Initial taste is good, but the aftertaste is a bittersweet fake sugar taste.

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Do the oats need to be ground or used as is? Thanks 🙂

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Hi, Grace! They need to be finely ground so the consistency resembles flour!

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Thanks! Can’t wait to try these! I WILL be using Truvia BECAUSE I don’t use artificial sweeteners and Truvia is not an artificial sweetener. :-). This is one of the best-looking sugar free brownies I’ve seen! Thanks!

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Enjoy, Jeannie!

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I’m stumped as I’ve read through the fails on here and most people that say theirs failed say it was because they did not taste good. Mine tasted great they just didn’t rise! They were only about a 1/4inch thick and not cakey at all but thick solid moist mass. I cannot think of a single thing I did differently do the recipe – any ideas what went wrong? Actually the one thing that might be different is that I have a fan oven, so I turned down to 180c instead of 200c (as per original recipe) Thanks xx

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I’ve just noticed the comment before mine – I used Quaker rolled oats but I didn’t know we had to grind them?! I guess that was it…

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Yep! As the directions state: Combine all ingredients into a food processor or a blender, and blend until smooth (about 1 minute). Hope this helps, and happy baking!

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Oh in that case it’s fine I thought you might mean before the blender – yeah I put it all in the blender and blended for 5-10 mins – was it too long perhaps? Thanks for your help!

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That may be the issue. I didn’t blend for that long, just until the mixture was uniform an no chunks remained– about 2 minutes or so!

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I tried it and it tastes terrible I don’t no if my measurements are off but defiantly not like the picture! Sorry but looks good

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My brownies taste sour, like yogurt with cocoa, does anyone know what I can do to make them taste better? I used light yogurt, may be with cream or cottage cheese, help pls.

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Did you use Stevia in your mix, Dennys?

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If I don’t want to use stevia or sugar and instead, substitute it with applesauce, would it turn out okay, or too gooey? Would the bake time alter and how much would I have to use? Thanks a bunch!!

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Hi, Brianna! Because of the nature of the recipe being so low calorie, the sugar or sugar substitute really carries the flavor for the brownies. Applesauce would make them too gooey, and I don’t think it would taste good at all! Instead, you could try using honey or agave in a slightly smaller amount! Hope this helps and happy baking!

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my health-foodie daughter & i were intrigued…. we used plain Greek yogurt & 1/2 cup of natural coconut sugar …. i added 1/2 tsp. of vanilla & used1/2 whole wheat flour & 1/2 oats ….. the batter was very thin- i baked then for only about 8 minutes , but they were done – they were dark & chocolatey & worth 37 calories – the texture was surprisingly good – i think the flour helped the texture be more like high fat brownies!

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oops! i guess they WERE more than 37 calories with coconut sugar!

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I was looking for a guilt free brownie mix and this was it ! I tried them last night and ate them all ! Lol well left some for breakfast . I may try this as a chocolate muffin mix since Too. But it’s the only way I’ll eat oatmeal . I used almond milk and brown sugar and Agave as that’s what I had on hand.

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These were amazing. One has to recognize that diet food is not going to be as decadent as the full fat recipe, but for what they are these brownies were excellent. I substituted unsweetened cashew milk (because I’m lactose intolerant) for skim milk and it cut the calories even more. Thank you for the recipe! Keep up the good work!

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Just made these…can’t believe how good they were!

Was wondering if it would be alright if I linked back to your blog? I wanted to post a altered version of it on my blog…im just starting out!

Thanks in advance

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Hi Manda! You’re welcome to link back to my blog. Just make sure to provide proper credit on your blog, as well!

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will be making these tonight but I have noticed that some are posting different totals for calories. So to break it down:
1 egg 70 calories
1/2c oats 150 calories
1/2c Cocoa 80 calories
1/4c fat free milk 20 calories
3/4c nonfat dannon Greek vanilla yogurt 80 calories ( only kind I had on hand)
Salt, baking powder & stevia 0 calories
Total calories 400 and if you cut 9 squares then it is 44.44 Calories per brownie, which to be on the safe side you could just cut 10 even squares and it would be 40 calories per brownie 😉

To make it less calories you could use reduced almond milk and egg beaters 😉 just a thought.

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i don’t care about it being 37 calories, but i just know i needed a less-fatty, simple-to-make brownie to ease a migraine, and this did it.

i overlooked the bit about blending til smooth (so my oats were still chewy), and don’t use artificial sweeteners, so had added a bit of sugar, vanilla, flour, some bits of hazelnut dark chocolate and coffee (and for all of these I mean a bit). I also used regular zero fat vanilla yoghurt.

I’ve seen the criticisms (bitter, puddingy) and I guess if you’re not a fan of the high-end type of bake, I can kind of see where they were coming from (especially without some additions). I just wanted to say that anyone that’s been deterred- it’s fine- all recipes should be ‘to taste’ and this is a great and easy base to work with. Make it up, lick the spoon and throw in nuts, unblended oats, a bit of vanilla or whatever, to taste. The advantage of this over other brownies is that it doesn’t have the fatty aftertaste/greasy mouth (which makes it a hero any day), the use of oats is awesome, and as the chef commenter said, is versatile, lending itself to brownie/cake/dessert.

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Hi Sarah, I just wanted to say I tried making these & they came out great. Admittedly after reading the mixed reviews I was very skeptical. I will say these brownies are not for anyone who doesn’t like the dark chocolate taste. They will not taste like milk chocolate brownies, but they do taste like dark chocolate brownies & have the brownie consistency. My brownies came out to 69 calories per serving because I modified the recipe a bit & also only cut 9 brownies per pan. I think my modifications helped to get the right “brownie” consistency some were commenting about. Here’s my recipe:
Oikos Plain Greek Nonfat Yogurt, 5.3oz container, 80 calories
Hood 2% Milk, 1/4 cup, 32 calories
Hershey’s Special Dark Unsweetened Cocoa, 1/2 cup, 80 calories
Truvia 0 Calorie Granulated Sweetener, 1 1/2 cup, 0 calories
Quaker Oats Quick Rolled Oats 1/2 cup, 150 calories
Baking Powder, 1 tsp, 0 calories
Sea Salt, 1/4 tsp, 0 calories
Sunspire Organic 42% Cacao Chips, 4 Tbsp, 210 calories
Large Egg, 1, 70 calories

I allowed the oats to be a bit rounded in the measuring cup, but not overly. I mixed everything in the food processor, but no more than 1-1.5 minutes. Just enough to chop up the oats a bit & make the mix look like brownie mix. I was nervous when I put the mix in the pan because it didn’t look like it filled the pan, just barely covered the bottom. When it was done baking though I was pleasantly surprised that they had puffed up quite a bit. Upon cooling they shrunk down a bit, but still very much brownie like. They hold like a brownie but do crumble easier. This is my saving grace while trying to keep to a 1500 calorie day, but wanting to finish my day with chocolate. Thank you! Do you have any other low cal recipes like this?

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Cynthia,
Thank you so much for the wonderful comment! I’m so glad you enjoyed the brownies. I do not have any other low-calories recipes on Broma Bakery, but am working on some for the future! You can stay up to date by signing up for my email list on the front page of the website. Thank you again, don’t be a stranger, and happy baking!

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I’m on a health kick and have been dreaming about cake, so I tried these when they popped up on Pinterest. I didn’t believe that they were only 37 calories, but regardless of the actual exact calorie count, it’s way better than ruining my run with a big slab of cake!
I won’t lie, they’ve come out looking a little weird, very dark but nice and gooey. They do taste great, but you have to be open-minded to enjoy them, the consistency is slightly unusual, and I suppose could be off-putting if you’re going to be all ‘cake police’ about it.
They taste light and verging on tangy, but to be honest, anything that vaguely resembles cake is a blessing right now!
I’m glad I tried them, and will make them again I think. I’ll definitely try blending the oats next time, totally missed that bit!

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Hi Elidh! Yes, definitely blend the oats next time. You want them to resemble flour! It will totally change the texture 🙂 Thanks for commenting and happy baking!

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There are different types of Stevia. The kind you can sprinkle over fruit (white crystals) or the Stevia blend. Which kind did you use in your recipe?

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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White crystals! Stevia also makes a baking Stevia that should work well, though I haven’t tried that one specifically.

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Does anyone know if Norbu would work in the place of Truvia. I happen to have it in the cupboard.. it says its good for baking.

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Hi Amelia, I’m not sure, but it seems like a good replacement! I would give it a try

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OB.SESSED. I have made these at least 5 times in the past month. No lie. I have it down to a science. I use the light and fit chocolate raspberry greek yogurt and add 132 (HA!) mini ghardelli (sp) chocolate chips. I cook them for 13 minutes. Let me tell you….everyone from my neighbor to my bible study chicks L.O.V.E. love them. What a great treat with out the guilt! Also, I find that if you literally eat them right out of the pan they dont taste as good as when you let them cool down a bit.
Again, obsessed. The only issue I find is that with OUT the chocolate chips my calculations come out to about 50 cals per square. No biggy…husband said do about 50 jumping jacks to get them down to 37 calories. Love it!
I can’t believe I Just wrote a review on brownies.
cheers!

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I see where I am going wrong…I use the baking Stevia…not the Stevia you use for coffee. Got it. No more jumping jacks. YAHOO!
xoxo

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Hi Leesa! Thank you SO MUCH! You’re too kind. I totally agree on eating right out of the pan. And your husband is a smart man! Thank you for commenting, and happy baking!

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Greetings form Chile!
I put honey instead of stevia and it tastes amazing. Thanks for the recipe.

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Hello! Just a little FYI…the printable version comes up blank when trying to print. Can’t wait to try them! Thanks! 😉

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Tried recipe. Added vanilla essence and soda + powder. Replaced truvia with honey … Sigh… Was bitter and didn’t taste great.
Thanks, guess I’ll stuck to my old brownie recipe from now on.

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I loved these! I am a huge fan of bittersweet chocolate so they were right up my alley. They were a little tangy for me, so I think next time I will substitute my favorite low-carb yogurt blend, which is not so tangy and is lower in calories too. I added one tablespoon of mini chocolate chips and my calculation was 46 calories per brownie (of a pan of 9). I think the word “brownies” really messes people up because it sets the bar pretty high. Realistically, hey are a delicious, chocolately,, mousse-like but gooey dessert TREAT for a dieter (or other folks with various dietary restrictions) that provides some real nutrition as a bonus. I will make them often on my journey to weight loss and healthier eating. Thank you so much!!!!

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Today I made these with the yogurt dairy blend I mentioned. I also dropped the cocoa to 1/4 cup and added 1 tablespoon of dark brown sugar along with 12 packets of stevia. That little bit of sugar made a huge difference in taste. They were not bitter or tangy. I would tell everyone to fiddle around with the recipe and maybe it will work for them. Thank you again for posting this.

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Delicious! My wife and I are on a calorie-counting diet, so 37 calorie brownies sounded like something worth checking out.. In the last month I have made two batches of these so far , in an 8″ x 8″ pan, cut into 9 pieces. My calculations show the calorie count to be 47 calories per brownie. Still, that is VERY low for moist delicious fudge-y brownies! Here are the numbers I came up with, based on nutrition labels on the products I used: 3/4 cup Fage 0% plain no fat Greek yogurt- 98 cal. 1/4 cup Skim milk- 22 cal. 1/2 cup Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa powder- 80 cal. 1/2 cup Diamond rolled oats- 140 cal. 1 large egg- 80 cal. Assuming Zero calories for the stevia, salt, and baking powder, that totals 420 calories per pan, divided by 9 squares= 47 calories per square. I Recommend these wholeheartedly!! Note: I put my rolled oats into a magic bullet and blend them into flour before adding to the food processor mixture. I bake brownies for 20 minutes at 400 degrees F, they are moist and fudge-like on the inside. After cooling completely, I cut them into squares, individually wrap each square in plastic wrap and store in the fridge. Then when we want a little sweet something, we have a portion controlled delicious yummy treat!

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UPDATE: I have now made a third batch of these little gems, and I find the type of cocoa powder used makes a big difference in the finished product flavor.. I prefer these brownies made with a “milk chocolate” lighter brown cocoa powder, however my wife prefers the Hershey’s special dark cocoa, and the bitter-er dark chocolate effect. I also add a little more Truvia than the 1/2 cup called for, about a generous tablespoon more I’d say. Still, I actually like the slight yogurt-y tartness. Also, I no longer pre-blender my rolled oats, I just add them to the processor.
As some disappointed commenters here have lamented, these are NOT your typical 300 calorie brownie square, so if that is where your heart is, you should probably stick with those fat-o-licious monsters.. : ) These are a wonderful treat when you’re looking for something lighter and healthier.

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Disappointing and a complete waste of ingredients. The look of the “brownie” out of the oven is normal, but once cut into, they are very airy, almost like a moist mousse, or similar to when oatmeal is cooked in a microwave with not enough liquid. The taste is nothing like a real brownie. I would call the flavor sour, probably from the non-fat Greek yogurt. They definitely do not have the crust on top that is so desirable with a brownie. Worth a shot, but I would not recommend them to anyone. Save up your calories and just go for the real deal instead.

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I must admit I was pretty skeptical when making these brownies; many claimed to love them whilst others absolutely detested the taste. Mine turned out just brilliant! I substituted stevia with a natural brown sugar substitute and added a tad of vanilla extract when I made my second batch; the results were amazing!

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I appreciate the effort that goes into making these recipes but they were really bitter for me. They were quick to make which was good but again, the taste just wasn’t there.

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I got the same result the first time I tried this, bitter and bleh in taste.
But the second time I used sweet cocoa powder (I mixed half regular cocoa and sweet cocoa powder). And now they taste so yummy :3. I also added some shopped sugar-free chocolate.

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Ok I tried this recipe because a friend wanted it for her birthday.. I’m not sure why, but they were awful and Nothing like a brownie. They were more Like a bitter soft piece of fudge or cheese cake…not good. I followed the recipe exactly, used a food processor and baked in a 7×11 pan for 15 minutes. Help!

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Out of this world would not change a thing! Thank u so much!

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I tried these but 15 minutes wasn’t long enough. Are you sure about that time?

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Hi Dana! It was for my oven. Any more and they would’ve been overcooked. However, ovens can vary greatly in temperature. I would try for an extra 3 minutes or so.

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I love these..I make just as the reciepe says…except..I put them into muffin tins, so I het 9 equal servings..can’t cheat that way..

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I used Coconut sugar and unsweetened almond milk instead and added a handful of chocolate chips. I am sure that raised the calories but still well below the calories of an ordinary brownie. The texture was just as your picture, and the taste – to die for!!! Love it!!!

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I sooo wanted these to be good. Your picture is lovely, but when I made these, they looked NOTHING like yours, and they were terrible tasting. I followed the recipe to the tee, even went out and bought baking stevia, but I had no luck. I am deleting this one. Sorry for the bad review, but it looks like others liked it. I guess that’s just how the cookie or in this case brownie crumbles.

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I followed the recipe exactly, except that I used unsweetened almond milk, which is 30 calories per cup, and I’m still coming up with 45 calories per brownie. Not bad at all, but am I doing something wrong?

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Hi Jesse! No, you are doing things right. I figure there are always little bits of brownie batter stuck to the bowl or on your knife as they get cut that bring the count down slightly. But 37 is slightly arbitrary, as a 7 calorie difference could be chalked up even to cutting your brownies slightly unevenly! Hope you enjoy them and happy baking!

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you dont have to put baking powder if the yogurt is in the recipe. Steviva is sugar-free sweet powder that extracted from fruits & vegetable and it’s 100% healthy as far as I know. So you can substitute it for sweetener. and how come there’s no oil? don’t u need at least a tbsp of oil? I use extra virgin olive oil. And since its all natural based, of course its not gonna taste the same as those calorie killers, so I eat it with vanilla ice cream. this bitter taste of brownie goes really well with ice cream.I like the idea of using oat for the flour.

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Just wanted to say that I am very open minded to new recipies but this was absolutely disgusting. i followed it perfectly and it tasted like sour milk.

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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So sorry to hear this Cassandra. It definitely shouldn’t have tasted like sour milk. Did you add a sweetener that poured like sugar? Also, there are many comments where people have suggested different changes that may increase the calorie count slightly but still end up for a great brownie!

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These did not work out well for me, I used my best coco (scharffen berger) which is really expensive and was majorly let down at how badly these turned out. too sour. I basically followed the directions but used 2% milk instead of skim. I cant imagine that made a difference. The batter was meh when I tried it but the brownies themselves were down right not good. They tasted kind of like old sandwich bread D:

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I almost didn’t try this recipe. Previous experience with unsweetened cocoa/stevia mixtures were too bitter, and so many negative comments about the results from this recipe suggested to me that these would turn out too bitter, too. Happily, I tried it and am thrilled with the results. I followed the recipe almost exactly, only I added a touch of vanilla. I baked the batter for exactly 15 minutes and got rather thin but very delicious brownies that even had a fudgy brownie texture! The sweetener I used was not stevia but xylitol, which some people shun for various and perfectly legitimate reasons. If you can tolerate xylitol, though, and if like me you’re willing to use it to help achieve your goal, you might be as pleased as I am to have a delicious, low calorie chocolate dessert that helps you stick to your food plan and that satisfies your craving for treats.

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Holy sweet Jesus those look good! 37 calories doesn’t even seem right lol. This recipe is awesome, it’s like you’ve used every weight loss cheap you could here. Truvia instead of sugar, skim milk and oats! This is pretty darn good girl! I’ll have to try these!

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I finally tried this last night. Mine came out very flat, like a cake that had flattened. I had to run the blender for much longer than a minute because the mixture was not making its own little tornado and the stuff on top was staying on top… I think I need to put the dry stuff in first, instead of the yogurt. Do you think over-running the blender is what made them so flat? Should I try adding more baking powder? Any tips?

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Hey these brownies are awesome! I just made them today, with one slight change in that I doubled the recipe so it could fill a 9×13 pan. Baked for a few more minutes at the same temperature and they turned out perfect! Thank you for the great new recipe! 🙂

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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So glad you enjoyed them Joanne! Thanks for commenting and happy baking!

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37 calories? Amen! Can’t wait to try this recipe. May I know where did you do your calorie calculations? 🙂 Thanks, Sarah!

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Hi Dee! Thanks so much. I just did the calculations on my own. Depending on what brand of ingredients you use, your count may differ slightly. Enjoy!

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When i calculate this recipe, i get 104 calories every time. i don’t understand how every says its 37.. and according to your calculations it should be 52 with the chocolate chips. what am i doing wrong? Heres exactly what i use.

3/4 cup 0% plain greek yogurt
13 cals

1/2 cup Truvia Baking Blend
27 cals

1/2 cup Gourmet Baking Cocoa Dutch Processed
18 cals

1/2 cup Large Flake 100% Whole Grain Oats
18 cals

1 egg
8 cals

1/4 cup skim milk
2 cals

1 tsp baking powder
0 cals

1 pinch salt
0 cals

1/8 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
18 cals

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Hi Danni. So to make things easy I’m putting the total calorie count for each ingredient and at the end, dividing. One thing to note is when I made this recipe years ago I did not know that Truvia Baking Blend had calories. I’ll explain this at the end. The entire recipe breaks down as follows:

3/4 cup nonfat greek yogurt: 75 cal
1/4 cup skim milk: 25 cal
1/2 cup Cocoa powder: 100 cal
1/2 cup Old fashioned rolled oats: 150 cal
1/2 cup Truvia Baking Blend: 190 cal
1 egg: 60 cal
1 teaspoon baking powder: 0 cal
1 pinch salt: 0 cal

That’s 410 calories for the whole pan if you don’t include the Truvia calories, and 600 if you do. The way I figured 37 calories each is: If you were to not miss one calorie from the recipe (say, from the way you measured the ingredients, or the teensy bit you miss scooping out the batter from the pan, or the gunk that gets stuck on your knife), you’d get 45 calories per brownie. However, taking those factors into account, I figured about 37 calories per brownie. However, knowing now that Truvia has calories, that would bring your count up to about 65 calories per brownie. Which is still not bad if you ask me!

Hope this helps!

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THESE WERE ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC. I had a little trouble with the consistency but oh man they went over well. I even substituted some fuller-fat versions of some of the ingredients (sugar instead of truvia, 1% milk instead of skim, etc) and they are still healthier than the flour and butter that a regular brownie is packed full of. I served these with a very small dollop of vanilla ice cream and my partner thought they were the best thing in the world, right out of his childhood. Thank you so much for this fantastic recipe!!!

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I just made these brownies, followed the recipe exactly, except I used Splenda baking mix.
They look NOTHING like the picture whatsoever. I find it hard to believe those are the same thing. Mine are very thin, and firm, not crumbly. They almost look like a chocolate cookie. They have somewhat of a fudgey consistency when you bite them, but taste NOTHING like a brownie, more like some kind of chocolate cake in the form of a square cookie. They are edible, but not great, I definitely wouldn’t make them again, or serve them to anyone else, I’d be embarrassed to say I made them.
That being said, I used a calorie calculator and they came to 102 calories per brownie, but I cut them into 12 pieces instead which are still HUGE and they are 76 calories per brownie.

I find it very misleading that you have left the title of these as 37 calorie brownies, when you clearly know they aren’t 37 calories. You said they are 45 calories but then you allowed for some of the batter getting stuck in the blender or not measuring exactly correct. But that’s ridiculous. When calculating calories in a recipe nobody ever does that, its silly, and its false advertising. Plus, you’ve listed the Truvia baking blend as an ingredient but then don’t count the calories for it in those 37 calories, when you’ve later admitted you didn’t know it had calories.

I think you should be honest with readers, change the calories to the correct number without subtracting anything, and include the Truvia calories. And post a picture of the REAL brownies you made.

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Well when I made it it was so sour!! I would’ve loves it if it weren’t so sour!!!

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Laraib you are right! They are terrible. I wish I hadn’t wasted time getting those ingredients. LOL

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I was really disappointed. I was so hopeful but they are terrible. A waste of ingredients. . They taste sour and bitter. I would rather eat a tiny piece of a good brownie.

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So this recipe looks and sounds fantastic, however, I made it and the taste was horrendous! I followed every last step, even making sure to buy the same name brand ingredients. It was just not good. Sorry 🙁

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I made these today and am thoroughly disappointed. These were the worst thing I’ve ever tasted. Sour and horrible texture. Moving along to find a new recipe.

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What a waste – worst tasting brownie I ever ate. Had to throw them away.

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Double the stevia/sweetener and these brownies are delicious! They are rich and chocolatey and not bitter as some people have claimed. I didn’t even add the chocolate chips, I just sprinkled them with some flaked almonds before baking. I would definitely recommend this recipe!

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Is this recipe a joke? Like. It straight up did not work.

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Made these today, unfortunately they were terrible!! All I could taste was stevia! And I used less that half a cup! They went in the garbage!

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Hi Janice,
Did you use regular stevia? This may be why they tasted off. You should use the pourable stevia specifically for baking!

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I thought I followed the recipe exactly, but the calorie count came out to 64 calories per brownie, and they were gross. Very bitter from the cocoa. I used an 8×8 pan but they looked like a flat piece of leather, not like a brownie at all. I used Stevia in the raw, which I am guessing has something to do with it. I really want these to work so will buy Truvia and give it another shot!

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I had high hopes for this and was disappointed The greek yogurt makes these brownies taste too sour. The chocolate flavor is unnoticeable. It does an ok job of imitating the texture, though they are a little too moist and dense giving a slightly rubbery texture. I guess for the calorie count you can’t complain too much, but I definitely had higher hopes based on the comments. I made no substitutions.

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The calories are confusing. Your recipe (minus chocolate chips) is exactly the same as the original (minus pecans) so how do you get 37 calories compared to her 100? In any case, according to the usda, they come in at 75 each for the basic recipe.

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I followed the recipe exactl. I am an experienced baker and they tasted horrible.. I used the Stevia in the big bag that measures like sugar. Basically had a bitter taste-before as batter and after baked. I’ve had many home baked brownies, and these were the wost. Any chance there’s an error in th e recipe?

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Tried the recipe using straight stevia. Unfortunately, with 1/2 cup stevia (half that may be better) the brownies were to bitter to eat and I wound up throwing them in the garbage. I will not use artificial sweeteners because of the unhealthy side affects.

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I made these with my daughter, who had found the recipe, and they came out great. Then made them again, followed the recipe exactly, as we had the first time, BUT used “Swerve” instead of Truvia. Not anywhere near as good. The texture seemed different, more grainy, and I am wondering if it was the “Swerve” – first time I have ever used it. Anyone have an answer? Thanks!

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This might be a dumb question but do you need to cook the oats first? It’s not listed in the recipe but I just wanted to make sure. They sound delicious!

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Add truvia by taste since it is very strong, I only put 1/3 cup in mine and the sweetness is a fake overpowering taste that ruined my brownies, will have to lessen the amount next time to find the right taste!
Great low calorie “cheat” or snack even! THANKS!

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Would using coconut sugar be okay?

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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It should be OK!

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Honestly.. This was the worst thing I have ever tasted.
I spent $15.00 FIFTEEN DOLLARS on the ingredients. I was SO excited. They smelled SO good. But they taste awful. I even put them in the fridge, freezer, and put low cal syrup or caramel to try and make them taste good, but they were horrible.

Obviously this is just my opinion, but if you’re looking for something cheap and low cal, this is NOT it. I literally walked past a thing where brownie mixes were $1.25. It DEFINITELY was NOT worth it for me.

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We were trying to find something to give us the “chocolate” taste we NEED.. These brownies did the trick. I followed it for the most part. I used liquid eggs (1/4 cup) instead of an egg and (the first batch ww didn’t have milk we used water (just as good) and instead of trivia or stevia i used a sugar substitute called Xylitol It added calories to it but, my daughter insisted as she read bad things about the other sweeteners. 8 teaspoons of this was 240 calories. So instead of cutting them in 9 we cut in 12, and put a tinge of fat free redi whip on it.. Best low calorie treat ever!!!!

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What happens if you use regular yogurt in lieu of Greek yogurt? Is it still ok?

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You’re all crazy and rude!!!! Thank you for the delicious low calories brownies. 🙂

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I stumbled upon this recipe on Pinterest and was excited to try it.
Until I spent an hour reading all the comments. I was super skeptical and prepared myself to be throwing out the batch.
Well, I am a seasoned baker and let me tell you. I followed this recipe to a T and after cooling them on the stove for 10 mins, finished cooling them in the fridge.
Not only did they come out exactly like the picture, they taste great, and not like “healthy diet food”. I have never used any kind of sweetener before so the Truvia baking blend was new. But I truly feel that you need to use the exact ingredients listed. Not sub Splenda, regular Truvia or applesauce. My brownies are moist and fudgy and I didn’t add any chocolate chips. They are almost too sweet for me.
I used the food processor and was concerned when I saw the oats didn’t all grind up. Needless to say I am pleasantly surprised and I will definitely make them again. (And add chocolate chips next time teehee)

And just for clarification, these are the following brands of ingredients I used.
(I’m in Canada)

Liberte 0% Greek yogurt
Quaker quick oats
Magic baking powder (make sure you’re using relatively fresh baking powder- this will make a huge difference)
Table salt
Frys Cocoa
2% milk (I don’t use skim)
Truvia baking blend
Large egg

Wish I could attach a picture to this to show how great they turned out!!

Thanks for the recipe!

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I had the most crazy sweet tooth the other day and it was national holliday here so the stores was closed. I missed the greek yoghurt, so i switched it for a banana and they came out super tasty and rounded in taste. I dont know what you are all complaining about, Ill definately make these again!

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How much applesauce did u use?

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Hi everyone, these brownies just came out of the oven and are amazing! After reading some of the reviews I was def a little hesitant to try these but they came out great. I might have added a tad little more of the baking powder because they fluffed up quite a bit, but were still gooey in the middle. I did make a couple of substitutions though based on reviews that I believe helped the overall flavor. Instead of using plain Greek yogurt, I used the Simply100 vanilla greek yogurt from Chobani. In addition, I added chopped cranberries to the batter, as well a sprinking of chocolate chips on top. They still are a little sour, not too bad but def not like your typical brownie (I wasn’t expecting that anyways!). I think next time I’m going to add more milk and less yogurt… that should take care of that! I highly reccomend that you try and play around with the recipe, it’s a great base for a healthy treat.

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Oh, I forgot to mention if you are trying these you should def blend the dry ingredients and mix the wet in a different bowl and then add the dry to the wet. In addition, I found that cooking the brownies past that reccomended gooey state made them less sour.

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Am I missing something? I made these and they were horrible…and no, I’m not kidding!

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These are not good at all! They came out looking nothing like the photo, really thin. They have a very strange taste. My husband took one bite and threw it away. I won’t be making them again.

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YUM! I was also hesitant considering the massive divide in comments. Thought i should give it a go to see what everyone is talking about, and i really liked them! In fact they came out of the oven an hour ago and i may have already had FOUR! they ended up being 52 calories each for me, which is still really great for a slice of brownie. Really moist, good level of sweetness, really nice dark chocolate taste. I didnt have Truvia, i used NATVIA bake blend, probs very similar. worked very well. Thanks Sarah!

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DISGUSTING. Bitter from the Stevia. At least call a spade a spade. Low cal, yes, brownies, no. Yummy, no.

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I just tried these yesterday and I loved them. They baked up perfectly and were so chocolatey and delicious. I used quick oats and grounded them up in the food processor first into oat flour. Then added the rest of the dry ingredients and mixed them up and then added the wet ingredients and blended them. I used Danon’s vanilla fat free Greek yogurt 5.3 ounces. I baked it for 20 minutes and they came out perfect. And I just used Aldi’s unsweetened cocoa powder. I’ll be making these again.

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So don’t use Truvia, use Stevia instead.

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I just made these using a 1/2 cup maple syrup instead of sugar and sprinkled a few chocolate chips on top when they were done. These are my new favorite ever brownies! I wouldn’t care if their were 450 calories in each brownie, I’d still eat half the pan! (Had to share the other half with my hubby.) Thank you for sharing this, it will be a huge help on our journey to losing the last 30 pounds. Sweets were the one thing killing our calorie count, but not anymore.

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Holy magical brownies! I just made these and they turned out FANTASTIC! I followed the recipe almost exactly, just used 100 grams of Sukrin white sugar (a little less than 1/2 a cup) and added about 20 drops of chocolate liquid Stevia. Topped with 1/4 cup Trader Joe’s semi-sweet chopped chunks and these babies came out to just 80 calories a brownie. Making these again in the future for sure!

Thank you for sharing!!

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I did not blend with a blender, and instead just mixed them well, didn’t add any chocolate chips and they were delicious. I did add a couple tablespoons of brown sugar in addition to the truvia, I have a sweet tooth too, and they satisfied it! already making a second batch (:

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Mine came out AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!! Did exactly as you said and I’m in chocolate heaven.

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My first try at the recipe came out OK. I think I can tweak it a bit to suit my taste buds.
Any chance that you know the nutritional information here?
Thank you for your recipe. I am grateful to you.
Rich

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So my daughter has an egg allergy; so I substitute the egg for 1/4 c of applesauce. I keep everything else the same and mine never come out right, or look like the picture at all. Should I use less truvia if I am using the applesauce??

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Because this recipe is so temperamental, the egg is very necessary in helping things to bind and to rise. That is probably why you are having difficulty!

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do you know the weight of the recipue ingredients in grams …i dont understand cups.. sorry!!! im a beginner!

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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I do not! You can convert it online, though! There are tons of websites out there that will do that for you 🙂

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WOW, WHY do people have to be so mean, If you don’t want to make the recipe then DONT. There is no need to harass the writer. I believe some of you people have too much time on your hands. Maybe you should write a cook book with all the knowledge that you have

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Made your brownies, yum and thank you for satisfying my 10pm chocolate craving and not feeling guilty about it!

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Hi, do you know if cocoa is caffeine-free?
P.S. I wish people would pay attention to the original recipe and not ask stupid Q’s.

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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It has 1/8 the amount of coffee, so it is negligible

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I just made these today…but didn’t have greek yogurt so used 100 calorie plain yogurt and put about 1/2 cup chocolate chips and didn’t have enough sweetener so used 1/4 cup real sugar with sweetener put on 13 mins to bake wonderful chewy, soft and very cocoa flavor about 88 calories I got 10 brownies out of my glass pan. so 88 calories not bad for a real sweet chocolate treat been doing 1500 calories a day for three weeks on the fourth lost 9 pounds so far I do walk with doggie try to everyday. started at 166 down to 157 and counting be back at high school weight in march 2017…anyway, brownies are wonderful I will try less real sugar and chocolate chips next time

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I just made these brownies and they’re pretty good. The texture is a bit off as they didn’t really cook all the way through, but I guess that’s to be expected. I only added a few packets of truvia and then a few squirts of liquid stevia. They cooked for longer than 15 minutes., maybe like 25. According to myfitnesspal they are 47 calories each (I excluded the Truvia from this calculation since I didn’t use much).

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One bite and both my 17yo daughter and hubby spit it out. I couldn’t eat it either. Hopefully I can figure out what do with them to make them edible so I don’t feel so wasteful.

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I’m sorry to say that these brownies taste awful to us. I just made a batch and they came out tasting like sour chocolate. I used non-fat plain yogurt instead of Greek yogurt since we didn’t have the latter. I would be surprised if that substitution would make or break this recipe. One thing I will say though, there is no risk that we will be gorging on brownies tonight.

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For 9 brownies it’s more like 75 calories per brownie. They taste great though.

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There is no possible way the picture on this page is of this recipe… I’m not saying they taste bad, I’ve made them 8 or 9 times now. But the brownies in the picture here are so fluffy and light looking – mine always, ALWAYS turn out dense and heavy, more like fudge. Either way, they taste good. I just wish I knew what I was doing wrong.

Sarah | Broma Bakery
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Sorry to hear that Leslie. I can confirm that the picture is of the actual brownies. I made them in my college apartment years ago. I undercooked them to keep them fluffy and moist, but these are 100% the same recipe!

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i didn’t read every single comment and i haven’t made these but I think it would be good to change the calorie count to reflect the fact that 1/2 cup of oats has 300 calories. 1/2 cup of OATMEAL has 150 calories. UNLESS YOU INTEND USING COOKED OATMEAL YOU NEED TO CHANGE THE COUNT FOR THE OATS TO 300 calories. It doesn’t add that much to the total but in no way can you make these with the listed ingredients and expect 37 calories per serving. I didn’t see anyone (including the author) listing the calorie count of the oats as 300 calories in the comments I read. I assume no one has. i’m sure it is better to be accurate if you really are counting calories-otherwise there is no point.

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I used swerve (Made from 100% stevia). They taste very good! Thanks!

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So I’m very unsure how I feel about these.. they definitely had to cook much longer than 15 minutes and they were more of a cake texture than brownies.. I think a few modifications and these could be really good for those looking for a healthy treat.. my son said he could taste that they were healthy lol

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