Chocolate brownies are a type of baked item that is rich and fudgy in texture and typically made with chocolate, flour, eggs, sugar, and butter or oil. They are typically baked in a rectangular baking pan and can be served warm or cool. Brownies may include additional ingredients like nuts, chocolate chips, and flavorings like vanilla extract. They are a popular dessert or snack food, and come in many variations.
Chocolatey Fudgy BrowniesCourse: DessertCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Beginner
1/2 cup light olive oil
1/2 cup powdered cocoa
2 large eggs
1 cup cane sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3/4 cup unbleached flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
oil (for pan)
flour (for pan)
- With an electric hand mixer or whisk, combine oil, cocoa, eggs, sugar and vanilla extract in a large mixing bowl.
- Slowly fold in flour and salt. Fold walnuts into batter- mixture will be slightly thick. Spread with a spatula into a greased/floured 8 by 8 inch square pan.
- Bake in a 350ºF for about 20-25 minutes or until done- toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool before cutting into squares. Sprinkle with powdered sugar using a sifter. Makes about 16 brownies.