Thursday, August 25
Best Ever Fudge Brownies
Some days you just want a brownie... nothing fancy just a straight up brownie. Or at least I do....
One of my favorite things to do since I was a kid is to take my brownie in a bowl and dump cold milk on top. Then eat.
Does anyone else do this?
Or am I totally strange?
My husband thinks I'm strange the couple of times he has seen me do this.
2 ounces unsweetened bakers chocolate chopped
3/4 of a cup of butter
1/4 cup + 2 tbs unsweetened cocoa powder
2 cups sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup flour
1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)
1/4 cup walnuts or pecans (optional)
Preheat oven to 350. Line a 9 in square pan with foil and lightly grease.
In a sauce pan over medium heat stir butter and the 2 ounces of chocolate together till melted.
Remove from heat.
In a medium mixing bowl mix flour cocoa together.
In a separate bowl beat sugar and eggs together till yellow and combined.
Beat in melted chocolate and butter.
Fold in flower/cocoa mixture. Add in vanilla, chocolate chips, and nuts.
Careful not to over incorporate. It's OK if you have a few little lumps here and there.
Bake for about 30-40 minutes. The edges should be set and cooked... when tooth pic is inserted it should come out almost clean... a little gooey still. Let it cool at room temp for at least an hour before removing foil from pan and cutting into bars. I find that wiping your knife down with each slice keeps a nice clean cut.
Serve with milk of course!