Fudge Brownies 

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If there is one thing I am scared of baking then it is an eggless recipe. I panic and then mess up even the best of recipes. I have tries multiple recipes from various sources but the eggless version always betray me. My parents have now reached the stage of ‘super annoyed’ because they see the dishes I bake but can’t eat them because of the egg. So it is my endeavor to master the art of eggless baking so that my parents can have a feast of my baked goodies soon.

I have tried multiple eggless brownies but I only manage to get the ‘cakey’ version of it and never the fudgy version. Also most of them do not hold the structure and partially collapse. So for now, I continue to bake brownies with eggs. This is a recipe for keeps. The brownies turned out so fudgy and chewy and simply delicious.

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I have added chopped walnuts to the brownie. It is not mandatory but I will judge you a little bit if you don’t. It has dark chocolate in it though you can replace that for milk chocolate. The key to a delicious brownie is to not over-bake it. The pointers to figure out the brownie is done are – it starts to pull away from the sides, the top is cracked and when you insert a toothpick in it, there are a few crumbs. I halved the recipe and made adjustments because I had only 1 egg and the recipe needed more.

Recipe adapted from here

Serves 3

WHAT WE NEED

Dark chocolate                   170 gms

Unsalted butter                    56 gms

Egg                                          1

Granulated white sugar      100 gms

Vanilla extract                       5-6 drops

All purpose flour                  55 gms

Baking powder                     1/2 tsp

Salt                                          a pinch

 

WHAT TO DO

  • Preheat the oven to 180C
  • Grease a 6″ baking pan and line it with parchment
  • Melt the chocolate and butter by the double boiler method or for 50 seconds in a microwave oven
  • Mix well and let it cool
  • In another bowl, mix the egg, vanilla and sugar until frothy (4-5 minutes with a whisk)
  • Add the chocolate mixture and mix well
  • Add the flour, baking powder and salt and mix well
  • Pour into the baking pan and bake for 27-30 minutes till the top of the brownie is cracked and it has started pulling away from the sides slightly.
  • Take it out of the oven and let it cool in the pan for 2 hours at room temperature
  • Serve warm with some ice cream
  • Enjoy!

 

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12 Comments Add yours

  1. That looks like one of the best brownies Sowmya . I love that dark chocolate and walnut combo , mmm, awesome .

  2. Srivalli Jetti says:

    Well I have some 20 different versions and I would still bake another new proportion of a brownie…yours look so sinful Sowmya..I understand that part where your parents want an eggless version..why do you think I bake eggless, cos I want to eat..hahahah..

  3. sushma says:

    Kids favorite. Fudge brownies looks so nice.

  4. My kids love brownies. And these look just as sinful.

  5. Sapana Behl says:

    I loved fudge brownies and it is been ages since I made them. Looks addictive.

  6. Looks perfect sowmya… love that addition of walnuts.

  7. So fudgy and chocolatey.. Love them..

  8. Sowmya, now you are tempting me with those brownies. It is only 8 AM now and I am craving for some right now. Looks wonderful!

  9. Priya Suresh says:

    Those dark beauties are torturing me, seriously am drooling over those fudgy brownie slices, super tempting.

  10. Perfectly baked!!!Looks awesome

  11. Awesome love it. Looks yum I am now super hungry and want some as my snack but I am out of most ingredients.:(

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