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The Best Double Chocolate Brownie Recipe To Rule Them All

The recipe that is sure to work at every party is a brownie recipe. This dessert is loved by all. And you can also make different versions of it. Brownies are a popular dessert. And you can never go wrong with them.

But making brownies is not as easy as it sounds. If you want to make brownies from scratch you have to be careful. If anything goes wrong your fudgy brownies can become hard and dry.

If you do not know how to make brownies. Or if your brownies do not turn out as good as you want them to. You have come to the right place. Check out our dessert section.

Follow our double chocolate brownies recipe given below. We have also included our tips to help you make perfect brownies every time. If you love fudgy brownies then let’s start baking!

Fudgy Brownies from Scratch

What makes a brownie fudgy? To make your brownies soft and moist there are a couple of things you can do.

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Fudgy Brownie
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There is a simple trick to it. Cakey brownies have more flour than fat. The fudgy brownies have a higher fat to flour ratio. This means the fudgy brownie batter will have more butter and chocolate than the flour. Cakey brownies also bake faster than fudgy brownies. Read more here.

If you are trying out a fudgy brownie recipe at home, you have to remember this trick. The amount of eggs and sugar has no effect on the result. But by changing amounts of flour and fat, you can completely change the outcome.

Some people prefer cakey brownies over the fudgier version. But if you want to learn how to make brownies at home, you should experiment with the recipes. You can also add other things to add more flavor.

This brings us to the most delicious, double chocolate brownies. By adding chunks of chocolate in your brownie batter you can instantly amp up their flavor. You can use white or dark chocolate for this brownie recipe.

How to Make Brownies?

Brownies have a very basic recipe. But the final outcome can vary by making little changes. Elaichi’s double chocolate brownies recipe makes a batch of mouth-watering chocolaty brownies.

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Chocolate brownies with a crackly top

Making brownies from scratch gives you complete control. You can experiment by changing the amount of sugar or the fat to flour ratio. Some people prefer their brownies to have a bitter chocolate aftertaste. In that case, use dark chocolate chunks in your batter.

You can also add melted chocolate in your batter if you want to know how to make brownies fudgier. If you want the crackly top you should add melted chocolate or chocolate chunks. Otherwise, your double chocolate brownies will look like cakes.

So let’s get to our brownie recipe.

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Double Chocolate Brownie Recipe

These brownies are gooey, delicious and filled with chocolaty goodness. Use our tried and tested recipe to make a perfect batch every time!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 5

Equipment

  • 9-inch Cake pan

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup Melted butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup Melted chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Butter a 9-inch pan and preheat the oven at 350F or 175C.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together melted butter and sugar until creamy.
  • Add eggs and vanilla extract. Beat for another minute.
  • Fold in melted chocolate and mix until evenly combined.
  • Add salt, cocoa powder, and flour slowly folding in the batter with a spatula. Do not over mix it.
  • Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Pour in a greased pan and smooth the surface out.
  • Bake for at least 30 minutes.

Notes

If you do a tooth pick test on brownies, the tooth pick should come out at least with a little chocolate. If your tooth pick comes out completely clean, this means you have overbaked your fudgy brownies. 
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Chef Tips for the Brownie Recipe

For people learning how to make brownies at home, here are some tips to help you out.

Fudgy vs Cakey Brownies:

To make your brownies fudgier than cakey, add the melted chocolate and more butter than the flour. The fudgy brownie batter takes longer to bake. To make your brownies cakier, skip the melted chocolate. The flour should also be more than the butter.

How to get a crackly top?

The delicious crackly top of brownies comes from adding melted chocolate or chocolate chunks in the batter. If you skip these two, your brownies will have a top similar to the cakes.

Brownie toppings:

While brownies are delicious on their own, you can add toppings for more flavor. You can top your brownies with chocolate sauce or sprinkle with some powdered sugar. You can also serve hot brownies with ice cream.

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Brownie toppings

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