Chocolate Brownies (From the Farm of Beverly Hills)

Recipe by blucoat
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    cups unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 12
    ounces fine-quality bittersweet chocolate, chopped (not unsweetened)
  • 6
    large eggs
  • 1 14
    cups cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 1
    cup unsweetened cocoa powder, plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (not Dutch process)
  • 3
    cups sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon salt

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F Butter and flour a 13- by 9- by 2-inch metal baking pan, knocking out excess flour.
  • Melt butter with chocolate in a large metal bowl set over a saucepan of barely simmering water, stirring until smooth. Remove bowl from pan and whisk in eggs, 1 at a time.
  • Sift together flour and cocoa powder in a separate bowl and stir into batter with sugar and salt.
  • Pour batter into pan and bake in middle of oven until top is firm and a tester inserted into center comes out with crumbs adhering, 40 to 45 minutes. Cool completely in pan on a rack, about 2 hours, before cutting into 20 squares.