Everyday Chocolate Brownies

Everyday Chocolate Brownies

These fudgy brownies are really quite light. Soft tofu is the secret ingredient—it moistens and binds the mixture yet, flavorwise, stays in the background. These freeze well and are even tasty eaten directly from the freezer.

  • 24Servings


  • 2 1/4 cups natural cane sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup soft tofu
  • 3/4 cup chocolate soymilk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350F. Coat 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Combine sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl.

Combine applesauce, tofu, soymilk and vanilla in food processor, and process until well blended.

Add tofu mixture to dry ingredients, and mix well. Scrape batter into prepared pan. Bake until batter is set and top is dry, 45 to 50 minutes. Cool in pan; cut into bars and serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 124
  • Carbohydrate Content: 29 g
  • Fat Content: 1 g
  • Fiber Content: 1 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 128 mg
  • Sugar Content: 20 g