Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Tuesdays With Dorie : Best-ever Brownies


Today's recipe is Best-Ever Brownies.. The "Best-Ever" title is given them by the book, not me.. I liked them, they are really really delicious if you ask me.. However, I haven't eaten or baked enough brownies to decide these to qualify as best-ever.. 

The ingredients are usual suspects: flour, salt, butter, unsweetened & bittersweet chocolate, sugar, vanilla extract, eggs.. The stars of the show being lots of butter and chocolate.. The process is straight-forward but a bit more complicated than a normal brownie recipe: includes more whipping and folding..   Dorie says these tricks enhances the texture of the brownies which are supposed to be fudgey.. The recipe calls to bake them for 25-28 minutes, but to check them at 23 minutes mark to make sure not to over-bake.. I read a lot about how they need to be baked longer by other Tuesdays With Dorie bakers that I was pretty sure mine will not be done in time either.. So I checked them at 25 minutes and let them bake until 28 minutes is over.. Mine are a bit over-baked as a result :) Not gooey, but still moist and delicious.. I don't know why I did not have the same baking time issue, may be because I used 7x11inches glass baking dish??!! Who knows.. 

I loved loved how they taste, the recipe is for sure a keeper for me.. If you would like to give it a try, please visit Monica's blog: A Beautiful Mess.. Or check page 331 of Baking With Julia.. 

Thanks for stopping by.. Next recipe: Gingerbread Baby Cakes..  

18 comments:

  1. I don't think I'm enough of a brownie expert to say if these are the best oever either! They were good, and I'd make them again, but I think I'd need a good reason. Yours certainly looks good! Nice job!

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  2. It is hard to hold one recipe as winner of the best brownie ever. Still these were amazing. It looks lovely, even though they were a tad overbaked. Have a great week!

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  3. Mmm, chocolate brownies and fresh strawberries! Yeah, these were quite delish :)

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  4. Ferda, nice presentation of your fudgy, chocolaty brownies with the fresh strawberries! Nice to read that you enjoyed the recipe - it was a bit different but I agree that the Brownies were delicious!

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    1. Thanks Andrea.. They were very tasty..

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  5. The trick to getting the best brownie recipe ever, is to try more brownies! An excuse to eat more chocolate!
    :)

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  6. Oh, Yeah, these were good brownies. Def my go-to...for now. Great pics

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  7. Overbaked? Looks good! Nice photo. :)

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  8. I wonder what a best ever brownie truly looks like :-) These were very good though and yours look perfect!

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