Friday, December 31, 2010

Brownie Recipe-Brownies-How to make Brownies

Wishing you all a very Happy and Prosperous New Year. Let me start this year with a delicious Brownie recipe. If you love chocolate, then you will definitely love brownies .The brownie is a type of dense, rich chocolate cake, which is, in texture, like a cross between a cake and a cookie.It is neither spongy like a cake nor crispy like a cookie.Brownies can be served warm topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. This is the first time I am baking a brownie and it turned out so perfect and delicious.My family loved it very much .With walnuts and chocolates, it was simply divine.Follow this recipe exactly and you will never go wrong.

BrowniesChocolate Brownie Recipe
Makes about 12 large brownies
Recipe courtesy
(Chellam Gopalakrishnan)

Ingredients needed

Granulated Sugar - 240 grams
All purpose flour(Maida) - 80 grams
Butter or Margarine - 140 grams
Eggs - 3
Chocolate bars - 80 grams
Cocoa Powder - 30 grams
Baking Powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Walnuts - 60 grams
Vanilla essence - 2 tsp or
(Vanilla essence 1 tsp + chocolate essence 1 tsp)


Grease the tray with butter, dust flour and keep it aside.

Sift together flour, baking powder and cocoa powder.Keep it aside.

Preheat the oven for 15-20 minutes.(180C)

chocolate brownies

Step 1

Bring water to boil in a pan.Remove from heat.Break eggs in a bowl and keep it in the hot water and beat well.Add sugar little by little while beating the eggs and beat well until it becomes creamy and stiff .

Step 2

Cut chocolate bar into small bits, add butter and double boil *. Beat a little .

Step 3

Now mix chocolate + butter mix with egg + sugar mix . Add essence. Beat well till it becomes creamy and bubbles start appearing.

Step 4

Now fold in maida /flour gently with a wooden spatula.The batter should be of dropping consistency. Pour the mixture into the greased tray.Add walnut pieces on the top and bake for 20 minutes or till done.

Insert a toothpick and if it comes out clean, then the cake is done.
Simple and easy chocolate brownies are ready.

Top it with chocolate sauce if you like.

How to make browniesDouble boil chocolate bars or chips, if it is thick, you can add a little milk or butter and apply it on the cake after it is cooled.
(Chocolate sauce should be applied only after the cake has cooled.)

*What is double boiling?
It is to place the pot of chocolate bar or chips over another pot of boiling or hot water where the heat is lower.The chocolate will then melt evenly without burning.

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Meet you all with another interesting recipe, till then it is bye from Padhu of Padhuksitchen


  1. Mouthwatering brownies,Happy New Year to you

  2. Yummy brownies.. wishing u a happy new year!

  3. wow great brownie...happy new year.

  4. ooooh!!!!!!!!i am already drooling!!!!!111

  5. awesome brownies dear. a very happy new year to you!

  6. இனிய புத்தாண்டு நல்வாழ்த்துக்கள்.

  7. They look so delicious. I am a fan of brownies and blondies. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog.

  8. Padhu,
    Hi and brownies looks so the presentation also..wish you and yours a very happy new year ahead..hugs and smiles

  9. Brownies looks delicious.
    Wishing you and family a happy and prosperous 2011

  10. Slurp. Brownies look fantastic! Happy new year!

  11. looks delicious..can v make an eggless one ?? theres an award waiting for u in my space,pls do collect it as and when time permits..thnx in advance :))

  12. Soo tempting and prefect looking brownies..Happy New Year wishes to u and ur family Padhu..

  13. What a great brownie recipe! They look so fudgy and delicious! Happy New Year!

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  15. Delectable brownies!

    Wishing you and your family a happy 2011 :-)

  16. Nice recipe..... YUM!....

    Happy New year!!!!...

  17. Anything with chocolate is always welcome! fudgy and nutty brownies make this a double treat for a person like me! Thanks so much for your entry!

  18. Very tasty looking brownies...and easy too.First time here and I didn't expect such a feast for the eyes...Your blog is just wonderful...U are such an expert when it comes to food presentation and styling.There is so much for me to learn from you...will be a regular in this blog from now on..

  19. So very yummmm...truly difficult for any one on a new year weight loss resolution!Well explained and illustrated recipe,wow.May your new year be as delicious and sweet as this lovely brownie.

  20. Delicious Brownie!
    Forever my warm wishes are for you.
    Have a promising and fulfilling new year 2011!!
    Love always

  21. the feeling of having some...
    Wish you and your family a very Happy New Year.

  22. Happy New Year!!!!
    looks so perfect n yummy!!!

  23. lovely brownies,very tempting...& Wish you & your family a very happy and a prosperous new year

  24. Thanks Padhu,for stopping by at my blog and leave your comments. Now I get to feast my eyes on these amazing brownies.They look terrific and I can tell how dense and gooey they are on the inside. I love the chocolate sauce drizzle on the plate:) I have added myself to your list of followers.

  25. thanks a ton for sending this for the event
    wish ya great year ahead

  26. can i ask y there is a need to beat the eggs on top of hot water??

  27. What should be the baking temperature??

    1. Baking temperature - 180 degree C. I will update it.

  28. Can I prepare in cooker without adding eggs any replacement

  29. I love your recipes!
    Wanted to know how many inches/ cm pan you used

    1. Thank you for liking my recipes. I think I used a 6 inch square pan to make these brownies.


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