Friday, November 12, 2010

Can't Fail Brownies

This is my go-to recipe for chewy, delicious brownies. I have never, ever- EVER had them come out wrong. I'm sure if you used spoiled butter, or burned the hell outta them they would...but they would surely smell delicious burning...

You will need:
  • 1/2 C butter (1 stick)
  • 1 C sugar 
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/3 C cocoa powder
  • 1/2 C flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
Preheat your oven to 350. Grease and lightly flour an 8inch square baking pan.
Grab a large saucepan, (yes saucepan,) and gently melt your butter.
Remove pan from heat & whisk in your sugar, followed by eggs and vanilla. (The sugar should cool the butter down just enough to not cook scrambled eggs into your brownies!)
Shift together the rest of the ingredients & beat in. Use a wooden spoon or a good spatula, not a mixer- you do not want a bunch of air.
Pour into pan and bake for 30 minutes. It will NOT look done when it is, it will have quite a bit of jiggle left in the middle. Let cool before cutting.
-Yep, that is a disposable pan...these were made for a bake sale! =-)