Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Tuesdays With Dorie : Best-ever Brownies

Today's recipe is Best-Ever Brownies.. The "Best-Ever" title is given them by the book, not me.. I liked them, they are really really delicious if you ask me.. However, I haven't eaten or baked enough brownies to decide these to qualify as best-ever.. 

The ingredients are usual suspects: flour, salt, butter, unsweetened & bittersweet chocolate, sugar, vanilla extract, eggs.. The stars of the show being lots of butter and chocolate.. The process is straight-forward but a bit more complicated than a normal brownie recipe: includes more whipping and folding..   Dorie says these tricks enhances the texture of the brownies which are supposed to be fudgey.. The recipe calls to bake them for 25-28 minutes, but to check them at 23 minutes mark to make sure not to over-bake.. I read a lot about how they need to be baked longer by other Tuesdays With Dorie bakers that I was pretty sure mine will not be done in time either.. So I checked them at 25 minutes and let them bake until 28 minutes is over.. Mine are a bit over-baked as a result :) Not gooey, but still moist and delicious.. I don't know why I did not have the same baking time issue, may be because I used 7x11inches glass baking dish??!! Who knows.. 

I loved loved how they taste, the recipe is for sure a keeper for me.. If you would like to give it a try, please visit Monica's blog: A Beautiful Mess.. Or check page 331 of Baking With Julia.. 

Thanks for stopping by.. Next recipe: Gingerbread Baby Cakes..  


  1. I don't think I'm enough of a brownie expert to say if these are the best oever either! They were good, and I'd make them again, but I think I'd need a good reason. Yours certainly looks good! Nice job!

  2. It is hard to hold one recipe as winner of the best brownie ever. Still these were amazing. It looks lovely, even though they were a tad overbaked. Have a great week!

  3. Mmm, chocolate brownies and fresh strawberries! Yeah, these were quite delish :)

  4. Ferda, nice presentation of your fudgy, chocolaty brownies with the fresh strawberries! Nice to read that you enjoyed the recipe - it was a bit different but I agree that the Brownies were delicious!

    1. Thanks Andrea.. They were very tasty..

  5. The trick to getting the best brownie recipe ever, is to try more brownies! An excuse to eat more chocolate!

  6. Oh, Yeah, these were good brownies. Def my go-to...for now. Great pics

  7. Overbaked? Looks good! Nice photo. :)

  8. I wonder what a best ever brownie truly looks like :-) These were very good though and yours look perfect!