Easy Brownie Recipe.

Easy Brownie Recipe

You can cook Easy Brownie Recipe using 9 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Easy Brownie Recipe

  1. It’s 2/3 cup of unsalted butter.
  2. You need 5 ounces of semisweet chocolate – coarsely chopped.
  3. Prepare 1 cup of granulated sugar.
  4. Prepare 2 of large eggs – room temperature.
  5. You need 1 of large egg yolk – room temperature.
  6. Prepare 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  7. You need 1 of and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour – sifted.
  8. You need 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder – sifted.
  9. It’s 1/2 teaspoon of salt.

Easy Brownie Recipe step by step

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line an 8×8-inch pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil, leaving a 1-inch overhang on all sides. Spray lightly with nonstick spray and set aside..
  2. In a medium heatproof bowl set over a pot of barely simmering water, melt the chocolate and butter, stirring constantly until the mixture is smooth..
  3. You can also microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring between each one..
  4. Whisk in the sugar while the chocolate is still hot and set aside to cool slightly. Note: It’s important to add the sugar while the melted chocolate is hot. The sugar will melt ensuring the baked brownies aren’t grainy..
  5. Add the eggs, egg yolk, and vanilla. Whisk until the batter looks smooth and shiny, about 1 minute. Note: Let the chocolate mixture cool before adding the eggs so they don’t scramble. Then whisk them in really well with the vanilla..
  6. Add the flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Take care not to overmix..
  7. Use a silicone spatula to fold until no visible streaks of flour remain..
  8. Spread the mixture evenly into the prepared pan and bake for 25-30 minutes..
  9. Or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few moist crumbs clinging to it..
  10. Cool on a wire rack to room temperature, about 2 hours, then remove from the pan and cut into squares..
  11. Make Ahead Tip: Brownies can be stored at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 1 week. Brownies can be frozen for up to 3 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight and bring to room temperature before serving..
  12. Main Brownie Ingredients: Butter – is necessary for a rich, chewy brownie. Chocolate – use both melted baking chocolate and cocoa powder. Sugar – not only will sugar add sweetness, it will also melt during baking and help with the chewiness. Flour – the more flour you use, the cakier a brownie will be. Typically I use 1 cup of flour for super fudgy brownies but for this recipe, I added 1/4 cup more. Eggs – the main structure of brownies. I also added an extra egg yolk to get more chewiness..