Making a basic fudgey chocolate brownie is so simple it’s almost like stirring together box mix. All you need at minimum is a bowl, scale and spoon.

If you happen to have a kitchenaid or electric hand mixer, you could take it up a notch and whisk the eggs and sugar together before folding the melted chocolate and butter in. That still gives you a fudgey product that melts in your mouth.

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Yield: 5″x5″ tray

58g Butter, unsalted
45g Dark Chocolate, 68% min
80g Granulated Sugar
20g Brown Sugar
1     Egg
1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
52g All Purpose Flour
1/4 tsp Salt
4g  Cocoa Powder

  1. Melt chocolate with butter in a microwave at 30 second increments stirring in between each blast in the microwave until emulsified
  2. Whisk sugar, eggs and vanilla into melted chocolate mixture
  3. Sift in all purpose flour, salt and cocoa powder and fold in
  4. Preheat and oven to 160C/325F
  5. Pour onto a baking tin lined with parchment
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until center is slightly underbaked*
  7. Serve warm with ice cream or chilled

*Baking until fully set will result in an unpleasant dense cake like texture
Cutting it while cold will result in a cleaner slice

Happy baking!

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