Chocolate Brownies with strawberries and cream

8 Aug

This recipe definitely satisfied a craving for chocolate, and although they are made in a cupcake tin, they are more like brownies than cupcake.  Delicious little round brownies 🙂  The addition of strawberries and cream was a yummy one that I’d recommend. It really bulks up this little guy so you feel like you’re having a real, full sized dessert, without many calories.  Enjoy.


  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tbsp splenda brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp melted light margarine or butter (50 cal per tbsp)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract



  1. In a medium bowl, mix all dry ingredients.  In a smaller bowl, mix all wet ingredients.
  2. Mix wet and dry ingredients together, and stir until well mixed and not too lumpy.
  3. Divide batter between 10 cups in a standard muffin tin (no liners). Spray tin well with non-stick spray first.
  4. Bake at 350 for 15-17 minutes.  Let cool 5 min before serving.


Makes 10 servings= 97 calories per serving

appx 2 weight watchers points plus per serving


1 brownie, served as seen here, with 4 large strawberries, cut into quarters, and about 5 tablespoons of fat free reddi whip=

140 calories



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