What do you think when you hear the word brownies? Fudgy, gooey, chocolatey, with a little crunch from the nuts, so good that you can stop with one square and keep reaching for more and more till you’ve finished them all. That’s what’s a good brownie and that’s what this recipe is all about.
It’s everything you want, everything you hope for in a dessert, in a brownie, giving you that chocolate fix you crave. The best part about this recipe is that it’s not overly sweet, it’s the perfect balance between sweet and bitter giving you a mouthful of deliciousness in every bite!
YIELD: 12-16 squares PREP TIME: 15 minutes COOK TIME: 30 minutes
- 145g butter, salted
- 1 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 4 large eggs, cold
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 2/3 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 cup chocolate chunks/ chips
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 160°C. Line a 9*12 inch pan with aluminum foil and lightly butter it with a brush.
- On a double boiler, melt the butter, sugar, and cocoa powder. Once melted, let the mixture cool till it reaches room temperature.
- When cooled, add the eggs one at a time along with the vanilla, whisking well after each addition till you get a smooth and shiny batter.
- Add the flour, chopped walnuts, and the chocolate chunks. Pour the batter into the greased pan and bake for 25-30 minutes or until the skewer comes out clean.
- Once baked, let it cool for 10-15 minutes before cutting it into squares. Serve it with ice-cream. Brownies à la mode.