Dark Chocolate and Cherry Brownies

Dark Chocolate and Cherry Brownies

This recipe is perfect for Valentine's Day and will fulfill all your chocolate cravings with heart-healthy ingredients.


  • Cooking Spray
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 cup granular no-calorie sweetener
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup cherry preserves, sugar-free
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 5 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line a 9-inch square baking pan with parchment paper; coat with cooking spray.
  3. Weight or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, sugar, unsweetened cocoa, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl; stir with a whisk.
  4. Combine cherry preserves, water, and butter in a small saucepan; bring to a boil.
  5. Add preserves mixture to flour mixture; stir well. Add egg and egg white; stir until smooth. Stir in semisweet chocolate chips.
  6. Scrape batter into prepared pan. Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out with a few moist crumbs. Cool in pan on wire rack.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • Calories: 110
  • Total Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 150 mg
  • Sugars: 4 g