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45 mins

Healthier brownies with a secret ingredient
These skinny bite-sized brownies are soft, fluffy, moist, flavorful, and are neither “fudgy” nor “cakey”, but a delicious hybrid of both.

Posted by Cathy C. from Beijing, Beijing, China • Published See Cathy C.'s 7 projects »

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 175 degrees Celsius or 350 degrees Fahrenheit

  • Step 2

    In a double boiler, microwave (at intervals), or directly in a saucepan, melt the butter. Add the chocolate pieces into the bowl/saucepan and gently stir until melted

  • Step 3

    Remove from heat if using double boiler or saucepan, and stir in the beetroot purée, vanilla extract, sugar, and salt. When the mixture has mostly cooled, stir in the egg as well

  • Step 4

    Fold in the flour and baking powder until combined. Do not over-mix

  • Step 5

    Transfer the mixture into a greased or lined 8×8 (inch) cake tin and spread the batter so that it fills the cake tin properly

  • How to bake a beetroot brownie. Skinny Fudgy Cakey Beetroot Brownie Bites - Step 6
    Step 6

    Bake for 30-35 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool slightly before cutting into bite-sized pieces and sifting on powdered sugar if desired

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