Low-Calorie Black Forest Brownie Cake
Reduced carb & calorie celebration cake? Look no further!
We've taken the flavours of a classic black forest gateau and turned our brownie mix into something very special indeed.
By baking the mix in a 15cm/6-inch circular tin, the resulting brownie will be thick enough to cut in half through the middle and turn into two sections of a cake.
You might be able to find low sugar cherry jams, but it's as easy to make your own - we just boiled down half a tin of cherries with a touch of erythritol and then thickened it with cornflour - no more sugar added!
Finally, we added cream, chocolate and fresh cherries to complete this beautiful cake!
- 1 pack of
- 200ml of whipping cream
- The seeds from a vanilla pod
- 90g of chocolate (plus a fewg more for decorating if desired), broken into pieces
- ½ a tin of cherries
- 20-30g of erythritol sweetener
- 2 teaspoons of cornflour
- 7-8 fresh cherries
What you'll need
This diet-friendly recipe is possible with:
- Make the
Lo-DoughBrownie Mix as per the packet instructions.
- Add the mix to your lined 6-inch circular tin, and bake for 25 minutes at 190C. Once baked, allow to cool.
- While the cake bakes make your jam and your ganache. For the ganache, simply add 100ml of cream and the chocolate into a a bowl, microwave for one minute and stir. Continue until mixed and allow to cool.
- For the jam, take a pan and boil the cherries and juice with the erythritol for a few minutes until reduced a little. Then add in the cornflour and thicken to a thick consistency. Allow to cool.
- Once cool, slice the brownie cake in half and fill with the jam and 100ml of whipped vanilla cream.
- Add the ganache over the top and decorate with fresh cherries. You can grate extra chocolate over to decorate if desired!
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