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Chewy Chocolate Brownies

There are 3 kinds of brownies – Cakey, Fudgy & Chewy. Chewy being the least of my favorite. But who can say no Chocolate huh? :D Especially a brownie as dense and choclaty as this one?

The chewiness seems to come from a couple of different factors: more all-purpose flour, whose proteins provide “bite” to the brownies. Secondly, the fact that the batter isn’t as runny as other brownie / cake batters.

Let’s get started. Its really simple. Mix the dry and wet together!

Here’s what you’re gonna need -

Preheat your oven to 160C / 320 F

Mix the oil, water & vanilla

Mix the dry – flour, cocoa, sugar, baking powder & salt

Sift in the dry into the wet with a sieve.

Mix the dry mix into the wet to form a thick batter

Line a baking (8inch) pan with parchment paper. Pour the batter into the pan and flatten out as much as possible

Bake @ 160C for 20-25 minutes or until the brownies are fully cooked through.

Let it cool for 5 minutes in the pan. Remove & let it cool completely. Slice and serve.

Chewy Chocolate Brownies Recipe
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 9 slices
Ingredients
  • 1⅓ cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • ⅓ cup Cocoa Powder
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ cup Vegetable Oil
  • ½ cup Water
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 160C / 320F
  2. Grease & Line an 8 or 9 inch baking sheet.
  3. Mix dry ingredients – flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder & salt.
  4. Mix wet in another bowl – water, oil & vanilla
  5. With a sieve, sift the dry mix into the wet mix.
  6. Combine everything well to form a thick batter.
  7. Add the batter to the baking sheet & flatten / even it out as much as possible.
  8. Bake @ 160C for 20-25 minutes or until the brownies are fully cooked through. (To tell for doneness, insert a toothpick or dry piece of spaghetti into the center. If it comes out clean without leaving any wet batter, it is done)

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{ 3 comments… add one }

  • Archana December 19, 2012, 9:32 pm

    Love you dear. I am referring to the brownies, in case Ima not clear. Then they will come down to my waiting mouth.

  • Vimitha December 19, 2012, 2:19 pm

    Brownies look so fudgy. Would love a bite

  • Sarojini December 19, 2012, 1:11 pm

    I will definitely try making these- they look just perfect :)

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