Let me start by saying that I’m sorry about the homemade cinnamon rolls. My boyfriend decided that he’d rather take a load off at the donut shop and quite frankly, I was happy to oblige. Needed a break. TODAY, though, there are cocoa brownies baking in the oven. And as I write this post, I am licking the remaining batter from the bowl. So good.
As a food blog recipe peruser, I rely heavily on pictures and reviews of recipes before baking. This recipe out of MANY that I considered jumped out at me. These looked like FUDGE. Dark. Chocolate. Fudge. AND the recipe was simple, used just butter for fat and just cocoa (a LOT) for a dark chocolate taste.
I followed this recipe to a T and everything was perfect. I wouldn’t say that these are everyday brownies, though. They have an extreme chocolate taste. They’re wonderful for those..monthly..cravings and the occasional ultra luxurious dessert.
I was a bit worried that the whole homemade double boiler thing for the cocoa, butter, and sugar might not work out, but it was perfect!
Everything continued to progress very smoothly..pun intended. 🙂
Everything about this recipe was simple AND it didn’t destroy my kitchen. Clean up was super easy. That always gets brownie points in my house (again..pun intended).
THE BEAUTIFUL FINISHED PRODUCT:
The parchment paper lining made everything a snap to clean up. No messy brownie pan with stubborn brownie residue.
Again, I warn you that these are very chocolatey and rich. I cut these small- about 2″x2″. Because that’ll truly be all you need…along with milk, of course.