*Start with 3 cups; drained, it should yield at least 1 cup.
First, make the concentrated applesauce. You can do this in one of several ways. The easiest is to use a yogurt cheese maker, basically a fine sieve set into a draining container. Or, spoon the applesauce into a very fine sieve (or into a paper coffee fil
The third method is a bit more work, but quicker. Cook the applesauce, uncovered, over low heat until it's thick. A 25-ounce jar of applesauce will reduce by 3/4 to 1 1/2 cups, depending on the brand. Try not to let it brown too much, as its flavor become
In a medium-sized mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and egg white, salt, vanilla, sugar, and butter or oil. Stir in the drained applesauce. In a separate bowl, whisk together the cocoa and flour. Gently stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients
Spoon the batter into a lightly greased 9 x 13-inch pan, and bake the brownies in a preheated 350°F oven for 30 to 35 minutes, until they appear set and a cake tester inserted into the center comes out clean. Remove them from the oven, and cool them in th