Brownies are a wonderful treat!
180 ml (¾ c) self-raising flour
180 ml (¾ c) cocoa powder
5 ml (1 t) bicarbonate of soda
125 ml (½ c) ground almonds
80 ml (¹⁄₃ c) oat bran
2 eggs 250 ml (1 c) Sugalite or xylitol
10 ml (2 t) vanilla essence
200 ml plain yoghurt
250 g apple sauce
30 ml (2 T) oil
50 g pecan nuts, roughly chopped
icing sugar for dusting
1 Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Grease a 25 x 20 cm baking tin and dust with flour.
2 Sift together the flour, cocoa and bicarbonate of soda. Mix in the ground almonds and oat bran.
3 Beat together the eggs and sweetener until light. Mix in the essence, yoghurt, apple sauce and oil.
4 Lightly fold the dry ingredients into the yoghurt mixture and add the nuts. Spoon the batter into the baking tin.
5 Bake for 30-40 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out almost clean but a little moist. The brownies will sink a little in the middle. Leave to stand for 5 minutes. Cut into 18 squares and dust with icing sugar.