There is no other way to introduce these brownies than... you absolutely need to make these right this minute and not share them with anyone. Throw out that boxed brownie mix in your kitchen cabinet and whip up these gooey, chocolatey, irresistible brownies. If I haven't convinced you yet, maybe the pictures can.
What you need: Makes 1 8*8 pan of brownies which you can cut into 16 2-inch squares
3 ounces (85 grams) unsweetened chocolate, roughly chopped
1 stick (4 ounces or 115 grams) unsalted butter, plus extra for pan
1 1/3 cups (265 grams) granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon flaky sea salt or 1/4 teaspoon table salt (about 2 grams)
2/3 cup (85 grams) all-purpose flour
Heat oven to 350°F. Line an 8×8-inch square baking pan with parchment, extending it up two sides, or foil. Butter the parchment or foil or spray it with a nonstick cooking spray.
In a medium heatproof bowl over gently simmering water, melt chocolate and butter together until only a couple unmelted bits remain. Off the heat, stir until smooth and fully melted. You can also do this in the microwave in 30-second bursts, stirring between each. Whisk in sugar, then eggs, one at a time, then vanilla and salt.
Stir in flour with a spoon or flexible spatula and scrape batter into prepared pan, spread until even.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out batter-free. Let cool and cut into desired size. If you’re like me, you will prefer these and all brownies, cold or even frozen. But I bet you’re normal and will just eat them hot from the pan. If desired, dust the brownies with powdered sugar before serving.
Let cool and cut into desired size. If you’re like me, you will prefer these and all brownies, cold or even frozen. But I bet you’re normal and will just eat them hot from the pan. If desired, dust the brownies with powdered sugar before serving.
Recipe from: Smitten Kitchen