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Are you a chocolate lover?? March 9, 2009

Posted by priscilaraposo in It's all about cooking.
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(by Aline)   

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Most people are crazy about chocolate. But, is eating chocolate a healthy or a harmful habit?

Researchers have found that cocoa and other chocolates may keep high blood pressure down, your blood flowing and your heart healthy.

                                Isn’t that fantastic?!

So, how about trying a delicious chocolate brownie recipe in a weekend afternoon with your family?

But, bear in mind that eating any kind of food in excess is not healthy!

Bon appetit!

 

Chocolate Fudge Brownies

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Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ cups margarine
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 2 tsp1 vanilla
  • ¾ cup cocoa
  • 2 cups nuts (optional)

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 350ºF (180º C).

Melt butter and add cocoa; mix. Stir in sugar and blend in the eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla. Stir in flour and nuts; mix well.

Bake in greased 9 x 13-inch2 pan for 30 minutes in preheated oven. Let cool on rack, 20 to 30 minutes.

Cut into 20 square pieces.

  • Servings: 20
  • Calories/Serving: 224
  • Nutrition: One brownie contains approximately (with walnuts): 224 calories, 3 g protein, 29 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 12 g fat (3 g saturated), 43 mg cholesterol, 20 mcg folate, 1 mg iron, 124 mg sodium.

1. tsp= teaspoon (s)

2. 1 inch = 2.54 centimetres

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