Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Recipe: Grandma's Brownies


These brownies have the perfect consistency - they are not too dense or fluffy. They have a moist cake flavor and are a hit with people of all ages! They firm up a bit in the days after, so it's great to grab on the go in days to come.
Note: You can also add nuts and/or raisins.

Madh Mama's Grandma's Brownies

Ingredients:
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 cup butter (softened)
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 4 eggs
- 1.5 cup flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)


Tools:
- large mixing bowl


Directions:

First, heat the oven to 350 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, mix together the brown sugar and white sugar.


Then, add the softened butter and beat it to a paste.


Add the cocoa powder and vanilla, and mix.




Add the eggs and beat it to a paste.



Add the flour, baking powder, and salt, and mix.


Add the nuts (optional).

Grease a baking pan with butter, and then fill it with batter.



Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes.


Let it cool, and then slice into bite size pieces.


And voila

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5 comments

  1. OMG. i should totally try this once we run out of Indian sweets :)

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  2. Wow these look yummy. One thing I really wanted to ask you was how on earth do you remove a cake from a bundt pan?? I bought this nordic non stick 12 cup bundt pan and have absolutely no idea how to do it. It always breaks into so many pieces. I remember the coffee cake in your earlier posts and it looked so perfect. Did you use shortening??
    -Sarah

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    1. You can slather butter and then dust flour over it, and then pour the mixture in. I always do that even when it is non-stick. It just pops out when you flip it over!
      I let it cool down first, then put my hand in a mitt to hold it and then flip it.

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  3. Can this be made in a microwave oven?
    -Liz

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