Monday, 8 October 2012

Brownies III






It's Christmas in the house.  The christmas tree is up and the christmas decors and lights are placed around the house.  My sister was busy with it all weekend as I tend to the naughty toddlers.  The kids are excited to see the colorful and twinkling lights and decors and they've been demanding for gifts from all of us adults.  And they're already hunting for Santa Claus :-)

Speaking of Christmas,  It's already less than 100 days to the holiday season.  And many of you might be preparing your menus to serve during noche buena and media noche.  You can add this brownie to your menu as dessert.  The kids will love this.  This is the recipe that Ais' kids like.  They always request for me to bake this on weekends.

The recipe below is the base brownie, you can add nuts or chocolate chips to it either as toppings or mix them with the batter 




     BROWNIES III

Ingredients:


All purpose flour - 1 c + 1 tbsp
Hershey's unsweetened cocoa powder - 1/2 c + 2 tbsp
White Sugar - 1 2/3 c
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Vanilla Powder - 1/4 tsp
Baking Soda - 1/4 tsp
Egg - 3 pcs (medium)
Vegetable oil - 2/3 c
Boiling Water - t tbsp + 2 tsp
Light corn syrup - 2 tbsp
Optional toppings:
Almond, slithered  OR any nuts available 
OR Chocolate chips


Baking Procedure:

1. Mix all dry ingredients together 
2. Add in the rest of the liquid ingredients, water and eggs, and then the oil .  Mix them together using a spatula or wooden spoon.  Make sure that the batter is homogenous, smooth with no lumps.  

3.  Line the baking pan with parchment paper or wax paper.  If your don't have any of these, just grease the baking pan with either oil and dust it with flour or with butter.  
4.  Transfer the batter on the baking pan.Let stand for at least 30 minutes.


If you plan to incorporate chocolate chips or nuts, fold them in the batter before baking it.  OR if you plan to put some toppings, spread the toppings evenly on top of the batter

5.  Heat oven for at least 30 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius.

6. Bake at 180 degrees Celsius for 25- 35 minutes or the toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean.

Makes 8" x 8"


 © Fresha-licious (07October2012)


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