Microwave setting: HIGH 100%/MEDIUM HIGH 70%/MEDIUM 50%
Microwave cooking time: 12 to 13 minutes
Tips: Aluminum foil can be used to shield the corners of a square dish, if used. Be sure it is folded smoothly over the corners. If used, remove during the HIGH phase of cooking. Check for doneness with a toothpick, but be careful not to check in a spot that has a chocolate chunk.
butter or margarine
cocoa powder, unsweetened
all purpose flour
1/4 to 1/2 c
toasted almonds, pecans or walnuts
semi-sweet chocolate squares
How To Make
In a microsafe bowl, microwave the butter at MEDIUM HIGH power 1 minute until melted. Beat in sugar, eggs, cocoa powder and vanilla.
Combine flour and baking powder. Stir into the chocolate mixture.
Spread the nuts evenly on a microsafe pie plate.
Microwave at HIGH power for 2 1/2 minutes. You will know the nuts are toasted by the toasted fragrance. Chop coarsely.
Coarsely chop the chocolate. Add chocolate and nuts to the batter.
Spread the batter evenly in a microsafe baking dish. Place on top of a microsafe cereal bowl in the microwave oven.
Microwave at MEDIUM power for 8 minutes, rotating a quarter turn 2 or 3 times.
Microwave at HIGH power for 1 to 2 minutes.
Let stand on counter 10 minutes or until cool.
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