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Chewy Cupcake Brownies

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
Remember how delicious Mom's brownies were? You can duplicate the taste for a fraction of the fat if you substitute cocoa for bittersweet chocolate

Ingredients

All-purpose flour

¾ cup(s)

Unpacked brown sugar

½ cup(s), firmly packed

Unpacked brown sugar

1 tbsp(s), firmly packed

Unsweetened cocoa powder

3 tbsp(s)

Baking soda

½ tsp(s)

Table salt

¼ tsp(s)

Unsweetened applesauce

¼ cup(s)

Vinegar

½ tsp(s), cider

Margarine

1½ tsp(s), melted

Vanilla extract

½ tsp(s)

Water

½ cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a bowl, stir together flour, brown sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt. In a second bowl stir together remaining ingredients. Pour water mixture over flour mixture and stir until batter is smooth.
  3. Pour into a nonstick 12-hole muffin tin coated with cooking spray, filling until half full. Bake until toothpick inserted in centre of cupcake comes out clean, 18 to 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven. Let sit 5 minutes, then turn out onto rack to completely cool.