Chocolate Almond Brownies
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all purpose flour
slivered almonds, toasted
almond paste (not marzipan)
1Heat oven to 350 degrees.
2Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
3Chop up almonds paste into small pieces, add to flour mixture.
4Heat shortening and chocolate in 3-quart saucepan over low heat.
5Beat eggs and sugar until light.
6Add cooled chocolate mixture to eggs and sugar.
7Add flour mixture to chocolate mixture.
9Spread into a greased 9 x 13 pan.
10Bake until brownies begin to pull away from the sides of pan, about 30 minutes. Do not overbake.
11Cool slightly. Cut into bars, about 2 x 1 1/2 inches.
12195 calories per brownie.
13If using self rising flour, omit baking powder and salt.
Originally Posted: Wed, Aug 4, 2010