These SUPER FUDGY BROWNIES are a family favorite!

These SUPER FUDGY BROWNIES are a family favorite!

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Super Fudgy Brownies

posted by Beth @ The First Year on June 28, 2017 0 comments »

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These SUPER FUDGY BROWNIES are a family favorite and loaded with 3 kinds of chocolate. Not your average brownies, these are dense and super chocolatey!

I am having no trouble getting rid of all the desserts I make now that Ryan has about 80 coworkers in his hallway.

Some of his coworkers know about my food blog, but he’s been leaving my business card with the dessert, which is so sweet of him. Most people just take some dessert and they are on their merry way, but Ryan has had a few people come to his office to say how much they enjoyed whatever I sent him with.

One of his coworkers came to his office before 9am and mentioned how good these brownies are. People, I’m all for brownies.. but brownies before 9am?! I’m not sure I can do that! But I’m so glad everyone liked them :)

A warning about these brownies: they are SUPER fudgy! And chocolatey, and dense.

They are definitely not cake like, and not like a box of brownie mix, they really are fudgy. I don’t mind a fudgy brownie, heck, I like any kind of brownie! But I want to make sure you know what you are getting yourself into – prepare for a chocolate explosion!

I prefer to keep these brownies in an air tight container on the counter. You can eat them at room temperature, warmed up, and I certainly recommend scooping up a bowl of ice cream!

This would also be a great recipe for swapping add ins. For example, you could swap some of the chocolate chips for peanut butter chips, white chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, M&Ms, peanut butter cups, andes mints, oh I am reaallly brainstorming now!

Our recipe calls for 3 kinds of chocolate – unsweetened baking chocolate, unsweetened cocoa powder, and semi-sweet chocolate chips.

If you’ve ever had a piece of unsweetened baking chocolate you know that it’s bitter because there is no added sugar, it’s just cocoa solids and cocoa butter, but this type of chocolate adds a strong chocolate flavor to baked goods.

Unsweetened cocoa powder is similar to baking chocolate in that it’s bitter and flavorful because there isn’t any sugar, butter, or milk to dilute the flavor. I read that if cocoa powder was sweetened, that would pretty much be like hot cocoa mix.

And last there’s semi-sweet chocolate chips, because what’s a brownie without some chocolate chips? You could also use milk or dark chips.

For a step-by-step of how to make this super fudgy brownie recipe, watch this short video:

Super Fudgy Brownies

Yield: 8x8 inch pan

Total Time: 1 hour

These SUPER FUDGY BROWNIES are a family favorite and loaded with 3 kinds of chocolate. Not your average brownies, these are dense and super chocolatey!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, chopped
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided
Read the whole recipe on The First Year