Your Step-by-Step Guide to Making Brownies

Introduction: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Making Brownies

Brownies are a delectable dessert and easy to share with the family. They require less preparation than other desserts and go well with a glass of milk. For this reason, I will be sharing a guide to making brownies, so you can bake and enjoy them yourselves!

Credits: The Spruce Eats

Step 1: What You Will Need

Ingredients

  • 8 (1-ounce) squares of unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup of butter
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 cups of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups chopped walnuts

Step 2: Preparation

Steps

  • Grease the pan.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 F or 325 F for dark metal and/or glass pans.

Step 3: Melt Chocolate

Ingredients

  • 8 (1-ounce) squares of unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup of butter

Steps

  • Melt unsweetened chocolate and cup of butter in a medium-sized bowl over a saucepan with 1 to 2-inches of water, over low heat.
  • Once the chocolate is combined with the butter, remove the mixture from the stove and set aside to cool.

Step 4: Toast the Nuts

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups chopped walnuts

Steps

  • Put chopped walnuts in a foil-lined baking pan and set it in a toaster oven on medium.

Step 5: Beat Eggs

Ingredients

  • 5 eggs
  • 3 cups of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla

Steps

  • Add eggs, sugar, and vanilla together.
  • Mix for 10 minutes.

Step 6: Mix Flour

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Steps

  • Add the flour and salt.
  • Mix with a wire whisk.

Step 7: Add Chocolate

Steps

  • While the mixer is running, slowly add the cooled chocolate mixture to the egg mixture.
  • If a stand mixer is unavailable, add the chocolate a little at a time between mixings.

Step 8: Add Flour

Steps

  • While mixing, gradually add flour.

Step 9: Add Nuts

Steps

  • Mix in the nuts by hand.

Step 10: Bake the Brownies

Steps

  • Put the mixture into your prepared pan for baking.
  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes.

Step 11: Cool & Cut

Steps

  • Once your brownies are done, cool in a pan on a wire rack.
  • Cut into squares.
  • Enjoy!

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