Tammye Bridgeman Recipe

A Real Brownie Brownie Recipe

By Tammye Bridgeman cheffinitup


Recipe Rating:
Serves:
24 2" square brownies
Cooking Method:
Bake

Tammye's Story

An old fashioned brownie with that 'punch' of chocolate we crave.
A perfect balance of fudge & cake.
The pecans or walnuts go on top of the batter, during cooking, they get fragrant & have texture (inside the batter, they steam & get soft).

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
plain cake flour
1/2 tsp
table salt
3/4 tsp
baking powder
2 oz
unsweetened baking chocolate bar (100% cacao), chopped fine
4 oz
good bittersweet, 70%, dark chocolate bar, chopped fine
12 Tbsp
butter, unsalted (1 1/2 sticks, softened)
2 1/4 c
sugar
4
extra large eggs
1 Tbsp
good pure vanilla extract
1 c
pecans or walnuts, chopped medium

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Adjust oven to middle rack & preheat to 325*.
Spray a 13x9" baking dish with non-stick cooking spray or fit foil in baking dish, allowing excess to overhang, and spray foil with non-stick cooking spray.
2
Whisk to combine flour, salt, and baking powder in medium bowl; set aside.
3
In microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate & softened butter on 50% power for 1 minute. Stir well, then continue at 50% power, 15 second increments, stirring well before repeating. Do not let chocolate burn. It will continue to melt, while stirring.
4
When chocolate is completely smooth, gradually whisk in sugar, add eggs, one at a time, whisking after each addition until thoroughly combined. Whisk in vanilla. Add flour mixture in three additions, folding with rubber spatula until batter is completely smooth.
5
Transfer batter to prepared pan; using spatula, spread batter evenly & into corners of pan.
Sprinkle the nuts(if using)on top of batter.
Bake until toothpick comes out with a few moist crumbs attached, 30-35 minutes(under-baked, batter is clinging to toothpick, over-baked, toothpick comes out clean.)
6
Cool on wire rack for 2 hours and cut in baking dish or remove brownies, if using foil, by lifting foil overhang.
Store leftovers in airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #brownie

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3 Comments

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Tammye Bridgeman cheffinitup
Sep 28, 2012
Thank you SO much, Mother!
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Sena Wilson ceodau
Sep 28, 2012
This recipes sounds absolutely delicious with the combination types of chocolate. The nuts sprinkled on top is a good idea. I do this when making my fudge recipe. Thanks for sharing, Tammye!
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Tammye Bridgeman cheffinitup
Sep 27, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!