Saturday, 2 January 2010

Brownies recipe chocolate

How to make chocolate brownies

Chocolate brownies can come in a variety of textures and flavours.

Chefs chocolate brownies are soft and spongy with extra moisture towards the middle of the brownie and covered in a silky smooth chocolate sauce that will then set into a tasty frosting.

These brownies are simple to bake and extra delicious due to the chocolate sauce.

When these brownies are freshly baked and covered in the silky chocolate sauce it will be very hard not to keep going back with your fork for just one extra bite of this delectable chocolate brownie recipe.

Chef uses Belgium milk chocolate in this brownie recipe which gives the cake a nice light golden chocolate brown colour.

Simply follow the step-by-step instructions and get baking.

Ingredients for brownies recipe

Brownie ingredients

100g Margarine (3 + 1/2 oz)
150g Soft light brown sugar ( 5 + 1/2 oz)
3 Medium eggs
1 + 1/2 tsp Vanilla essence
150g Milk chocolate (5 oz)
50g White bread crumbs (2 oz)
75ml Light evaporated milk
200g Plain flour (7 oz)
1 + 1/2 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
Pinch salt

Chocolate sauce frosting ingredients
75g White sugar (3 oz)
150ml Evaporated milk
6oz Milk chocolate
10g Margarine

Picture of chocolate sauce frosting ready to be spread onto of the brownies.

Pictures of Belgium milk chocolate.

How to make the chocolate sauce frosting

Place evaporated milk and sugar into pan.

Gently heat until the sugar has melted.
Bring to the boil and simmer for 6 minutes, no need to stir.

Take the pan off the heat.

Immediately add the margarine and chocolate pieces into the pan, keep stirring until well combined and smooth.

Pour into a dish, cover and refrigerate for 2 hours (until you have baked your chocolate brownies and left the brownies to cool).

How to make the brownies

Half fill a small pan with hot water, place a bowl on top of the pan and simmer the water.

Put the chocolate into the bowl and melt.

Cream together the margarine and sugar.

Add each egg to the sugar/margarine mixture one at a time being sure to mix well between each egg.

Try to use and electric mixer for best results.

When adding the last egg also add the evaporated milk and vanilla essence.

The consistency will quite watery at this point.

Pour the melted chocolate into the egg mixture whisking thoroughly as the chocolate is poured in.

Add the salt, bicarbonate of soda and half of the flour, mix thoroughly.

Add half of the white bread crumbs, mix well.

Add the rest of the flour, mix thoroughly.

Add the other half of the bread crumbs and mix well.

The chocolate brownie batter will now be a lot thicker.

Pour into a greased and floured brownie tin.

Cook in a hot oven on gas mark 4 / 180C for 30-35 minutes.

Leave to cool for a few minutes then remove the brownie cake from the tin and cool on a wire rack.

An easy way to do this is to slice the cake in half and take the cake out in two sections.

When the brownie cake has cooled down cover the brownie with the chocolate sauce frosting.

Slice the chocolate brownie cake and serve.

The next day the chocolate sauce will have set into a frosting.


Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Those look mighty good! I love that frosting!

Happy New Year!



Vrinda said...

Lov brownies..i can hav these yummies even without frosting...hav a gr8 new year ahead...

Unplanned Cooking said...

I am in love with that frosting. I think I could drink it ;).

Anonymous said...

How yummy are these!!!!

Gita Jaishankar said...

The brownie looks so decadent, love the chocolate frosting :)

Isabelle said...

Your brownies sounds divine, especially with the chocolate frosting!

Wishing you all the best for 2010!

The Blonde Duck said...

Popped in to say hi! These look sinfully good!

Erica said...

Wow! These look super moist. Love the chocolate on top too. Perfect for a birthday/special occasion treat. Thank you for sharing

Mireya said...

These look sinfully delicious!

grace said...

oh, how i love rich, dense brownies! so rarely do they get the benefit of frosting, so good for you! :)

La Bella Cooks said...

Brownies never get boring in my opinion. With all the recipes out there, it's fun to take a look at each one. You never fail to have a pleasing recipe, Jeena!

Arabic Bites said...

Look so delicious :) (the use of bread crumbs is very interesting I'll have to try that soon)

I hope you had a wonderful holiday...all the best for 2010 :)

Lena Jayadev said...

OMG.....this is awesome..i cant find any word to describe this....superb drooling here......

Rahin said...

now thats mouth watering :)

Gloria Baker said...

WOW!!! your brownies look fantastic and amazing, I love the frosting!! gloria

FoodLovers said...

you have really patient enough to take step by step pics dear
it looks lovely

Jeannie said...

Thanks for visiting my blog...I have been peeping into yours to orgle at your wonderful bakes!:D Happy New Year to you!

Chef Fresco said...

Oh man your pics make me really want some! That frosting looks delish!

Malar Gandhi said... brownies...thoroughly enjoyed drooling over the pictures...very tempting to me. Like ur step by step instructions:)

Lakshmi said...

Stumbled on this blog through comments on another blog, and honestly I feel like I found hidden gold. Amazing blog, great recipes, wonderful photography.