Treat yourself to this decadent dessert without the guilt. Each serving is less than 150 calories and only has 5 grams of fat. Be sure to add some heart-healthy walnuts to make this dessert a treat for your ticker as well as your tummy!
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup nonfat milk
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 tablespoon unsweetened apple sauce
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup walnut halves, toasted
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/3 cups hot strong coffee
- Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly coat an 8-by-8-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
- Stir together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Combine milk, egg, oil, apple sauce and vanilla in a glass measuring cup. Make a well in center of the dry ingredients and gradually pour in the milk mixture, stirring until combined. Stir in walnuts. Spoon into the prepared pan and spread evenly.
- Dissolve brown sugar in coffee; spoon over batter. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes; serve warm.