Chocolate Brownies

This recipe was taste tested by my son’s friends and it was a thumbs-up !

Makes about 18 squares

  • 100 g unsalted butter
  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Line 12 inch x 4 inch loaf pan or pan of your choice with buttered parchment paper
  3. Melt butter, chocolate and cocoa powder in a bowl over a pot of simmering water, let cool for about 5 minutes
  4. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt, set aside
  5. Using an electric mixer, with the whisk attachment, mix together sugar, eggs and vanilla extract until pale at medium speed
  6. Add chocolate mixture, mix until blended
  7. Add flour mixture until well blended, make sure you scrape down sides of mixing bowl
  8. Pour batter in pan, about 1 inch in height and bake for about 35-40 minutes
  9. Let cool in pan for about 10 minutes, then cool completely on rack and cut into squares

Brownies can be stored in airtight container at room temperature for 3 days.  Check if brownies are done by inserting a tooth pick in the middle, it should be slightly sticky but not too wet.

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