Wednesday, October 1, 2008

B = Brownies

Dark Chocolate Brownies

7 oz unsweetened chocolate, coarsely chopped
3/4 c. butter
1/4 c. water
1 c. sugar
3/4 c. packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1-1/3 c. all purpose flour
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
unsweetened cocoa powder and/or powdered sugar

1. Preheat oven to 350°.  Lightly grease a 9-inch square by 2-inch deep baking pan; set aside.  in a medium saucepan, combine chocolate, butter, and the water; cook and stir over low heat until chocolate is melted.  Transfer to a large bowl.

2. Add granulated sugar and brown sugar to chocolate mixture; beat with an electric mixer on low to medium speed until combined.  Add eggs and vanilla; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.  Add flour, salt, and cinnamon.  Beat on low speed until combined.  Spread batter in prepared pan. 

3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.  Cool in pan on a wire rack.  Cute into bars.  Sprinkle with cocoa powder and/or powdered sugar.

No comments: