Thuringian Brownies Recipe

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Thuringian Brownies

Marion Wilting

By
@MiaInGermany

This actually is a christmas cookie recipe from Thuringia, where it is called "peat" because it looks like peat. It's a very rich cookie which strongly resembles a brownie.


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Rating:

Serves:

1 cookie sheet

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
baking chocolate
4 Tbsp
water
7 oz
sugar
6
eggs
1/2 c
butter plus
1 1/2 Tbsp
butter
1/2 lb
flour
1 dash(es)
baking powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt chocolate with 4 T water over low heat, over double boiler or in the microwave, if using.
2
Separate eggs, beat egg whites stiff.
3
Preheat oven to 350°F.
4
Cream together sugar, egg yolks and butter. Stir in melted chocolate, add flour and baking powder.
5
Fold in stiff egg whites.
6
Spread on cookie sheet, about 1 inch thick, and bake for about 25-30 minutes. Cube while still warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: German