Dark Cocoa Orange Chobani Low Fat Brownies.

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I, like most people, are glued to my television today watching the events in Boston unfold with horror.  I bake when I’m upset so I whipped up a small batch of dark cocoa (from my Vermont trip to King Arthur) Chobani brownies.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup of all-purpose flour (King Arthur)
1/4 cup of whole wheat flour (King Arthur)
1/3 cup of dark cocoa powder
1/2 tsp of baking powder
1/4 tsp of salt
3 oz of dark chocolate (chopped)
3 tbl of butter
1/4 cup of brown sugar
1/4 cup sugar
Zest of one orange
2 tablespoon of Chobani (vanilla)
2 eggs
1 teaspoon of orange juice (from the orange you zested)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Optional:  1/4 dark chocolate chips

Directions:

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.  Line your spring form (8 inch pan) pan with parchment paper on the bottom and then spray the entire interior with baking spray.  Set aside.

In your stand mixer bowl, sift flours, cocoa, baking powder and salt.  Then in a separate bowl melt the dark chocolate chips and butter in the microwave.  Mix together when melted.  Add to the dry mixture.  Then add the sugars and Chobani.  Blend.  Add the eggs, extract, juice and zest.  Blend until incorporated.  The mixture will be sticky and thick.  Dump into your prepared pan.  Try to spread out evenly – it will self-level while baking.  Bake for 20 minutes.  I undercook a bit to keep the brownie super moist.

Optional:  You can add some dark chocolate chips into the batter at this point.

— Knead to Cook

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12 Comments

  1. Thank you!! What a great recipe!! Loove dark chocolate and will try ASAP!!

    N.T. Los Angeles

  2. Hey Robin. I just made these! wonderful. Next time, try it with Blood Orange Chobani. And a half teaspoon of pure vanilla extract.

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