December 18, 2010

Eggless Multigrain Brownies

Christmas is round the corner and am sure ovens at most of your homes must be overworking. So thought will share a brownies to celebrate the holidays ahead. I have adapted the recipe from Diana Desserts. I halved the recipe. I have made these brownies quite a number of times. Initially, I used only all purpose flour. Later when I was comfortable baking with wheat flour, I have tried with wheat flour and then using the multigrain atta too. I would rate the one with mutligrain as the best. So here it is.



You need

  • Multigrain Flour - 1 cup (Pillsburry brand)
  • All purpose flour - 3 tblspn
  • Water - 1/2 cup + 2 tspn
  • Butter - 1/4 cup
  • Cocoa powder - 5 tblspn
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Salt - 1/4 tspn
  • Vanilla essence - 1/2 tspn
  • Baking powder - 1 1/4 tspn





Combine 3 tblspn of all purpose flour with the water to form a smooth paste. Cook till it turns thick. Keep stirring so as not to form any lumps. Keep this aside to cool.


Melt butter in a pan and stir in cocoa. Sift flour and baking powder.  Beat sugar, salt and vanilla essence into the cooked maida mixture. Add butter-cocoa mixture too.


Stir the wet mix to the dry ingredients. Batter consistency will be slightly thick, similar to muffins.

Grease a 6 x 6 baking tin. Pour the mix and spread even the mix. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 C for 25 minutes.  Cool and cut into squares.

It might look too much of work like making the paste, melting butter etc. But I assure its worth all the effort especially if you are looking for an eggless brownie.



  1. Super recipe and well presented!Qiuck question-can I make the brownies with same mix in a microwave without oven?Guess it should work fine?

  2. Thank you for your prompt comments.I have the same question as Rajini's.Want to try it out.

  3. Sounds interesting and healthy too.

  4. @Rajani, @Chitra - I haven't tried in MW. But it should work fine. Try in small quantities. Also let the batter be not more than 1 inch in height. Would like to know your feedback if you try in microwave.

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  6. Wow yummy looking brownies.. Healthy too. Must try it. Wondering what is the role of the maida paste in this recipe!

  7. looks really cute..i would love to taste now..
    Tasty appetites

  8. Lovely chocolaty brownies.Perfect with cup of hot chocolate.

  9. Healthy brownies, very inviting..

  10. Brownies looks awesome...very tempting.
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  11. They came out perfectly moist!

  12. They look moist and delicious!!

  13. Anu, I guess the maida paste works a egg replacer.

  14. Hi Jayasree,

    Great recipe! Btw, do you know how to extend this to a sizzling brownie sundae?

    Rama & Sai

  15. @Rama, good to see you here. For the sizzlers, Pour some chocolate sauce on a sizzling tray. Keep slightly warm brownie, topped with vanilla ice cream. Spoon somemore choco sauce over the icecream


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