Thursday, June 19, 2008

Corinne's Decadent Chocolate Brownies


This is a recipe that I have posted on my What Matters Most blog. . .
My friend Corinne had sent me the recipe and it works out beautifully in tiny muffin tins. Brownie bites are perfect for picnics. . .
I thought since I was pulling the recipe up to bake today again .. I may as well transfer it over here so I could print it up.

3/4 cup butter. . .melted
1/2 cup cocoa
2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup flour
Stir the cocoa into the melted butter
Stir the brown sugar in the the butter/cocoa
Stir in the beaten eggs
Stir in the vanilla
Stir in the flour
Spread into a well greased pan 9 X 13 .. (I was a little light with my Pam and it stuck a bit)
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. In muffin tins. . .I watch carefully to see that they have puffed. . and then they are nearly done.

11 comments:

  1. super! Those look scrumptious and decidedly tempting!

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  2. I'm looking at these again! I'd like to take a bite right now!

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  3. My family teases me because for years now I have tried many,many brownie recipes. I told them one day I would find the ultimate brownie recipe and wouldn't stop until I did. I baked these this morning and my kids and I love it! My search is finally over. I am filing this in my recipe book but I changed the name. I call it 'The Ultimate Brownie'. This way I know this is THE one! Thanks!

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  4. Just had another brownie. Mine is not as thick as the one you have pictured. It looks only about half as thin. Next time I will either double this recipe or make it in a 8x8 pan. The flavor is perfect though.

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  5. Just wondering...how many does it make if you use a muffin tin?

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  6. This is an amazing recipe. Thanks for posting it.
    That's all I'm using for my big gatherings right now.
    Tomorrow starts another one.

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  7. I grew up on a similar brownie . . .
    Melt 1 stick butter and add one at a time:
    1/2 c cocoa
    1 lb brown sugar
    2 eggs
    1 c flour
    1 t baking powder

    Bake in 9x13 pan 15 350 for 30 minutes or so.

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  8. Wow!

    I just made these brownies, and I wanted to thank you for posting the recipe.

    They are super rich, and delicious! Perfect for a fall day.

    ~Connie

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  9. I thought I had a great brownie recipe before, but these are better! thanks

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  10. I am a Canadian, living and working in Taiwan for a couple of years. I love to bake and cook, and enjoy Mennonite recipes. Most people here don't bake so there is no oven in most rental apartments. However, one can buy a small oven, rather like a giant toaster oven. The heat is not as consistent as a regular oven, but it does the job with some adjustments.
    I love chocolate and brownies and have tried many recipes. Usually they all have some uncooked bit in the centre no matter how long I cook them.
    I tried Corinne's Decadent Chocolate Brownies, and though I had to cook them for an hour, due, I think to the sea level here, they did come out all cooked with a nice texture and fabulous taste. I also appreciated the quick preparation as I have no mixer or blender available, just my trusty wire whip and wrist!
    I also make my own bread as I don't enjoy the white, sweet bread the Taiwanese favour. My little oven gets a heavy workout.
    Thank you for your recipes, I do enjoy them and your website.

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  11. I have made these into two-bite brownies, many times. Sometimes they turn out perfect and other times they get a huge hole in the center of them. Any suggestions?

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