Brownies - Thick, Rich, Delicious!
The best brownies ever definitely consist of quality cocoa powder and rich dark chocolate! A hit of coffee and a dollop of sour cream adds moist delicious decadence to these brownies.
It's cold here in the Midwest and baking seems so natural to keep the kitchen warm and toasty. My favorite part of baking is when the baked goods are finished and I can open the oven door and relish in the searing heat pouring from the oven!
One of my good friends lives several states away from me so each year I send him a batch of thick, fudgy and delicious chocolate brownies for his birthday. This occasion was the perfect excuse to warm me right up!
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Step 1: Prep for Brownies
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9x9 baking pan and line with parchment paper. Grease parchment paper. Set aside
In a small sauce pan melt butter over low heat. Set aside.
In a small mixing bowl add eggs, sour cream and vanilla. Beat well. Set aside.
Step 2: Brownies Recipe
Double Chocolate Brownies
- 1 1/2 sticks butter (3/4 cup), melted and cooled
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 3 eggs
- 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 3/4 cup cocoa powder (not dutch process)
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon instant coffee
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, coffee, salt and sugar.
Add melted butter and mix to combine.
Add egg mixture and mix well.
Fold in chocolate chips.
Transfer batter to prepared pan and smooth to an even thickness.
Step 3: Bake Brownies
Bake brownies 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Cool completely on wire rack. Cut, serve, eat and enjoy! Or send away to a friend!