Brownies ( baker's chocolate )

Yield: 32 Servings

Measure Ingredient
\N \N Serious chocolate brownies
\N 5 eggs
\N 1 Tbsp vanilla extract

This is an adaptation of the "Scrumptious Brownies" recipe found on a box of Baker's unsweetened chocolate. I've reduced the amounts of sugar and flour from the original, which I find makes for a very fudgey brownie.

INGREDIENTS (32 brownies)

8 oz unsweetened chocolate (8 squares) ½ lb butter

2½ cups sugar

1 ½ cups flour 2 cups coarsely chopped walnuts (optional) PROCEDURE Grease a 13x9 inch pan and pre-heat oven to 375 deg. F.

Melt the chocolate and the butter in the top of a double boiler over simmering water. Whisk until smooth. Set aside to cool while beating eggs.

Beat the eggs, sugar and vanilla at high speed for a full 10 minutes.

Blend in the chocolate-and-butter mixture at low speed.

Add flour, beating just to blend. Stir in walnuts, if desired. Bake 30 to 35 minutes. Do not overbake. The brownies are done when a toothpick inserted into the center comes out slightly dirty. Cool in pan, then cut into squares.

RATING: Difficulty: easy to moderate. Time: 30 minutes preparation, 1 hour cooking and cooling. Precision: measure the ingredients.

]USENET Cookbook 8 Aug 87 -- CONTRIBUTOR: Ed Gould mt Xinu, Berkeley, California, USA

From:tehachap@... (Carol D. Westodate:97-01-20 23:44:03 Est

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