Brownie is one of the most popular cakes in the world. Occurs in countless variations. Brownie textures start with fudge brownies and end with light, more airy (cake brownies). How to make brownies?
What is worth knowing about the brownie?
Combinations of extra ingredients are another story – the basic chocolate-flour-egg mass can be mixed with any nuts, coffee, whiskey, liqueurs, kajmak, dried fruit. Brownie can be undercooked, almost flowing inside, almost like fondant, or completely baked, compact and hard. Works as an element of a complex, exquisite dessert or as a simple treat, washed down with milk, coffee or tea. But where did the brownie come from?
The first published recipes for brownie date from 1904, and several different theories about its creation. One of them is told by Mrs. Brown. The story says that a cake was accidentally invented by a librarian from an American school. One day, waiting for the visit of friends, she decided to bake a classic chocolate cake. Unfortunately, hurrying, she forgot to add baking powder to it. The cake did not rise, but Mrs. Brown did not care at all and decided to treat her guests to it. They loved the cake.
Homemade brownie recipe
To prepare it you need:
- two bars of good dark chocolate min. 70% (200 gram)
- 1 cube of butter
- 100 g wheat flour
- 200 g sugar (if you like very sweet pastries, add more sugar)
- 6 eggs
We put a saucepan on a small fire with a small amount of water, and then put a glass bowl on the saucepan. Put butter in the bowl and broken into smaller pieces of chocolate. The contents of the bowl are gently mixed when the butter and chocolate begin to melt. And so until a uniform smooth chocolate mass is obtained. After obtaining it, set the bowl aside to cool
In a second bowl, whisk the flour with sugar and eggs with a mixer – until the ingredients combine into a homogeneous mass. Pour the melted chocolate and butter into the mixed mass and mix thoroughly. Then pour the brownie mass into a sheet lined with baking paper. The dough should be 2 to 3 cm high. Put the brownie in a preheated oven (200 degrees Celsius) and bake for 20 minutes. After baking and cooling, cut into square portions and ready to brew! They can be served solo, with ice cream, with fruit – everything is allowed.
This is a quick one-portion version of a delicious brownie. You don’t need an oven to cook it! All you need is a cup and a microwave.
In a mug, mix 4 tablespoons of flour, 4 tablespoons of sugar, 2 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa and a pinch of salt. Mix everything together and add 2 tablespoons of water and the same amount of vegetable oil. Mix again and put in the microwave for about 1.5 minutes. Ready!