Friday, May 18, 2007


6 tablespoons butter
2 ounces dark chocolate
1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
3/4 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Heat the oven to 325°C. Grease and flour an 8-inch
square baking pan. In a saucepan, melt the butter and
chocolate, over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove
from heat and let it cool.Beat in the vanilla essence
and sugar using a whisk or hand blender. Add the eggs,
one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Measure the flour into a small bowl, and mix in the
baking powder and salt, blending well. Using a wooden
spatula, stir in the flour mixture into the chocolate
mixture. Stir in the chopped nuts.
Transfer this mixture into the prepared pan and spread
it evenly.Bake the brownies for about 25 minutes.