This came from Diane Mott Davidson's book "Dying for Chocolate", and was "created" by caterer Goldy Bear. These were a hit last Thanksgiving.
- 1 cup unsalted butter
- 3 1⁄2 ounces best quality unsweetened chocolate
- 3 tablespoons european style unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour (high altitude, add 2 tbsp)
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 4 eggs
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup good quality chocolate chips
- preheat oven to 350 degrees (high altitude 375).
- Melt butter with unsweetened chocolate in a double boiler.
- Set aside to cool.
- Sift together cocoa, flour, baking powder and salt.
- Beat eggs until creamy, and slowly add the sugar, beating constantly.
- Add vanilla and cooled chocolate/butter mixture.
- Stir in dry ingredients until just combined.
- Spread batter in buttered 9x13 pan.
- Sprinkle chocolate chips over surface.
- Bake for 30-35 minutes or until center is set.
- Let cool before cutting.
I started making this recipe shortly after it was published in Diane Mott Davidson's book in 2005. I have made it numerous times for soccer teams and office groups. It is fabulous and is now the only chocolate brownie recipe I make. Do NOT scrimp on ingredients. Use butter, not margarine. Use best quality chocolate. It really makes a difference.
THANK YOU! I was searching for this exact recipe from the book. ;) Have also found some Zaar recipes almost exactly like the ones in the books. Save having to type them in. Thanks again!
Very good!! Very easy to make but I would have liked them to be a bit denser and fudgier. Having never made brownies before, I'm not sure if it was something I did. I'll make them again and let you know if they're any different.