The Best Chocolate Brownies

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The Best Chocolate BrowniesYes, these really are the best brownies ever! For a fancy plated dessert, cut cooled brownies with a round cutter, dust with icing sugar or cocoa powder, and serve with a dollop of whipped cream. 4 out of5based on22 ratings. 6 user reviews.
The Best Chocolate Brownies

This recipe makes 48 pieces servings

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Nutritional Info

Per piece: about -
cal 115115 cal
pro 1 g1g pro
total fat 7 g7g total fat
sat. fat 4 g4g sat. fat
carb 13 g13g carb
dietary fibre 1 g1g dietary fibre
sugar 10 g10g sugar
chol 26 mg26mg chol
sodium 45 mg45mg sodium
potassium 46 mg46mg potassium
% RDI: -
calcium 11 calcium
iron 55 iron
vit A 44 vit A
folate 44 folate
  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Total time : 4 hours
  • Portion size: 48 pieces

Yes, these really are the best brownies ever! For a fancy plated dessert, cut cooled brownies with a round cutter, dust with icing sugar or cocoa powder, and serve with a dollop of whipped cream. 

Ingredients

  • 8 oz bittersweet chocolate , chopped8 8oz ozbittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 oz unsweetened chocolate , chopped2 2oz ozunsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup butter 1 1cup cupbutter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar 2 2cups cupsgranulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla 1 1tbsp tbspvanilla
  • 4 eggs 4 4eggeggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 1cup cupall-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 1/4tsp tspsalt

Preparation

In saucepan, melt together bittersweet chocolate, unsweetened chocolate and butter over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally; let cool for 10 minutes.

Whisk in sugar and vanilla; whisk in eggs, 1 at a time. With wooden spoon, stir in flour and salt. Spread in greased or parchment paper–lined 13- x 9-inch (3 L) baking dish; smooth top.

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out with a few moist crumbs clinging, 35 to 40 minutes.

Let cool in pan on rack. Cut into bars. (Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper in airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 2 weeks.)

Source : Canadian Living: Holiday 2012

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