Thanks so much for the 5-star rating. You’re so kind. Absolutely! Thank you so much! We’re not letting any of that chocolate goodness go to waste. How do you measure cocoa powder? Thank you a lot for this recipe❤. I used a half cup of plain flour and 1/3 cup chestnut flour, which I had the tail end of a small bag. Yay!! Pre-heat the oven to 350° F (177° C), place a rack on the middle level. My apologies for responding to your question so late. Also, if all you have is regular, non-Dutch processed cocoa powder you can still use that in this recipe but replace the baking powder with the same amount of baking soda. I only had one egg, so that is how I stumbled onto your recipe. Making brownies without chocolate is also more convenient. It’s also made with brown sugar, cocoa powder and only one egg. I also decided to add some chocolate chips to make them decadent chocolate chip brownies. Started it because so many people were asking for the recipes for my food photos. Fold in the chocolate chips. Anyway I have slightly modified the recipe based on what I had on hand. The batter for this recipe is so dreamy. Get as much batter into the pan as possible. That sounds amazing! I had a rather serious health scare last month and slowly on the mend. Delicious! Love the contrast between the frosting and the brownie. Hmm, it must be a glitch but thank for still leaving a comment, Mary! Thank you! I’ll get the measurement conversions up as soon as possible! )Remove from the oven and place on a rack to cool.While the brownie is cooling…Prepare the frosting:Combine the softened Neufchatel cream cheese, mint, and honey in a small mixing bowl, mix until homogenous with pieces of mint throughout and the honey fully incorporated; set aside. I hope you made the brownies and enjoyed them as much as my friends and I did. it is confusing and time consuming to google for every ingredient. I really hope those substitutions work out for you. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Store sliced brownies at room temperature in an airtight container or cover tightly with foil. Line a 9x9 inch baking pan with parchment paper or foil and set aside. Ray. Thank you Crystal for this incredible recipe. You want to keep as much moisture as you can so that when the residual heat from the pan continues to “bake” the brownies they’ll still be soft and moist on the inside and. 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I used the unsweetened Italian COOP supermarket own brand cocoa powder. While continuing to whisk, slowly add the dry ingredients, continue until fully incorporated, add the dark chocolate chunks and candied orange peel, mix well using a spatula; set aside. I thought for sure that I would get it on the first try, however I did come close. PINTEREST, FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, & TWITTER  Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Dark chocolate chunk, candied orange peel (and duck egg) brownie: 1 heaping cup of chopped dark chocolate chunks (about 6 ounces), Plus 1 tbsp to dust the greased baking dish. I’m fortunate in that my husband and I normally drive to Italy every year from the UK to visit relatives and bring home supplies, including baking. I’ve been having to ration my eggs which is quite a challenge because I do need them for baking. It’s also made with brown sugar, cocoa powder and only one egg. Cuts well and tastes great. It’s ready to go into the oven. I used unsalted butter. They’re especially good warm. I almost never have baking chocolate on hand but I always have a big tin of cocoa up in my cupboard. Thank you. I’ve tried a few Brownie recipes now and this is by far the best. Thank you as well for visiting my blog, all the likes and follow. Remove the Neufchatel cream cheese from the fridge to soften at room temp. Dark Chocolate Chunk, Candied Orange Peel, (and Duck Egg) Brownies with Chocolate Mint and Honey Neufchatel Cream Cheese Frosting. Not exactly. If you want to learn more about the differences between Dutch process cocoa powder and regular cocoa powder check out this post from here. Always. Absolutely! Although this is an easy brownie recipe, there is some waiting required. Stir the eggs in a bit to settle down into the veggies, and lower heat to medium-low. with simple ingredients that can be made without a mixer and comes together in minutes. I'm Crystal - the author, photographer, and home baker behind Beat Bake Eat. Designed and Developed by PenciDesign. This is one very rich brownie. The first time I made these brownies the recipe was different. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. ( Log Out /  Hi! They’re also darker in color than their white-sugar counterparts and if you didn’t know this already. I’m so happy to hear that, Jackie! Some brownie recipes call for only white sugar while others call for both white and brown. Using solely brown sugar made these brownies soft, moist, and rich in flavor. When it comes to baking, making brownies is one of the easiest things you can make (and one of the cheapest too). Line a 9×9 inch baking pan with parchment paper or foil and set aside. Most fans of duck eggs describe them as richer and creamier. I also like adding mini chocolate chip cookies to the batter and sprinkling the top with powdered sugar! PS For some reason, I couldn’t rate the recipe. Add flour and cocoa powder and stir until incorporated. I’ve made this dark chocolate chunk brownie many times and learned the hard way the first time not to use this trick. I also found I needed a splash of full fat milk to loosen the batter. Spread the frosting uniformly over the brownie, slice, and enjoy but fair warning… you will need a glass of milk. To answer your question, yes, the safflower oil is whisked with the eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla before mixing with the dry ingredients. There were too many eggs. Preheat oven to 350°F. Thank you for visiting my site. So this is not only an easy recipe but a quick and convenient one too. I’ve used Nutella before but wanted a frosting that contrasted so I’m glad you noticed; it’s also delicious especially with the chocolate mint. Change ), Roasted Vegetables with Mustard Oil and Indian Five Spice (Panch Phoron), Follow whatscookingatrays on I’ve made this dark chocolate chunk brownie many times and learned the hard way the first time not to use this trick. You don’t need to mix for hours either, there’s no special ingredient, and they take about 20 minutes to bake. The chocolate chips are optional but I find that brownies with chocolate chips are better than those without. This is a one-bowl brownie recipe with simple ingredients that can be made without a mixer and comes together in minutes. It came out in between a brownie and cake, and super yummy. Nomnom I recently found out I have both a wheat and milk allergy, so I’m trying tonight with an almond oil butter and almond baking flour. Only one egg, and very quick and easy to make. I can definitely relate. Thank you for catching my omission. Is the safflower oil whisked together with the eggs and sugar before combining with the dry ingredients? I did everything exactly you instructed and it’s the best brownies I’ve ever made ! Served them warm in a brownie sundae. Relatively new at this; less than one year. So easy and tasty – perfect for when you only have one egg left. We will definitely make these adain Thank you for posting a recipe that was so forgiving! You’re welcome, Isabel! Thrilled to hear that! The best way to check for doneness is to use a toothpick (or a butter knife). Substituting unsalted butter for salted butter: Thought a blog would make it easier all around. Something was off and I immediately knew what it was. And depending on how long you bake them they can be gooey too. If you prefer fudge brownies check out this recipe. If using unsalted butter double the amount of salt in the recipe. This website features easy, inexpensive baking recipes that make the most of simple ingredients, that typically take 30 minutes to make. This is part of a series of posts that are a collaboration between myself and Grove Ladder Farm, a small, family-run farm in Sarasota, Florida that specializes in pasture-raised, non-GMO, soy-free poultry for meat and eggs.