January 14, 2013
If you want a rich, chocolatey brownie that’s the best combination of salty and sweet, you will love these easy salted fudge brownies.
I have a bad, borderline inexcusable habit.
Whenever I bake a batch of brownies, I stealthily sneak bites at the most inappropriate times for dessert. With a sharp knife, I will slice the thinnest of slivers just to even out the edges.
Yes, this means that I’m guilty of having brownies for breakfast. Well, not my full breakfast.
While making my morning smoothie, packed with antioxidant-rich berries and spinach, I will slyly sneak a skinny brownie slice.
So much for my good breakfast choices!
You will understand my lack of self-control once you try these salted fudge brownies. They are an absolute one-bowl masterpiece that could not be any easier to make.I realize there are a ton of good brownie mixes out there, but these from-scratch brownies don’t take much more effort. And they are a dream.
First, you melt the butter and chocolate in a saucepan over low heat. After that you stir in the rest of the ingredients: cocoa powder, sugar, eggs and vanilla extract followed by the flour.
The great thing about brownies is that they’re pretty resilient.
You don’t need to do a lot of hand-holding with the batter like you do with cake. There’s less risk of over-mixing.
Once the batter is spread into an even layer in the pan, it’s time to sprinkle on the flaky sea salt on top. Then you drag your knife gently through to distribute the salt.
These salted fudge brownies are that addictive, mouthwatering combination of rich chocolate and salt. When I control myself long enough to share them with friends, they are always a big hit. The plate is clean except for a few crumbs.
If I’m baking them for a bigger group, I will cut them into smaller pieces to be brownie bites. They’re gone just as fast!
Adapted from Food & Wine
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1-1/2 stick of butter is how many grams?
It is 340 grams.
can’t be dramatic enough – these are incredible!