Outrageous Chocolate Brownie (From Best Selling Author and Celebrity Trainer, Jorge Cruise)

This delicious brownie do-over has a nice light texture and indulgently rich chocolate flavor. Enjoy as a tasty special-occasion dessert, or have it as often as you like -- it has no sugar!

¾ cup unsalted butter, softened
1½ cups Joseph’s Maltitol Sweetener syrup 
1½ tsp. vanilla extract
3 eggs
¾ cup flour
½ cup cocoa
½ tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. salt
Optional Glaze:
½ cup heavy cream
2 oz. unsweetened baking chocolate
¼ cup maltitol sweetener syrup
2-5 packets Truvia, to taste 

  1. For the brownies: Preheat oven to 350° F. Butter an 8" square pan. In a bowl, blend softened butter with maltitol syrup and vanilla. Add eggs and beat well. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Add to egg mixture and stir until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 40-45 minutes. Cool completely.
  2. For the glaze: Heat cream and chocolate over low heat and stir frequently until melted. Remove from heat and whisk in maltitol syrup until smooth. Add Truvia one packet at a time to taste.
  3. Pour glaze over the brownies and let set before cutting into 2" squares.


Amazing Sugar-Free Pecan Pie (From Joseph's Mother Jo-Marie)

3 Eggs
1 Cup Joseph’s Sugar-Free Maple Syrup
3 Tablespoons melted butter
½ Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
¼ Teaspoon Salt
1 Cup Pecan Halves
1 Unbaked Pastry Shell 9”
In a bowl whisk eggs until smooth.  Add Joseph’s Sugar-Free Maple Syrup, Butter, Vanilla, Salt & Pecans.  Pour into Pastry Shell.  Bake 375 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.  Cool on wire rack for 1 hour.  Store in refrigerator.  Makes 8 servings.