Thuringian Brownies

Thuringian Brownies Recipe

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Marion Wilting

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@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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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

How to Make Thuringian Brownies

Step-by-Step

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

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About Thuringian Brownies

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