Brownies: Small Squares of Pure Pleasure

If you like brownies then read on. We will give you some recipes that will not want to resist.

Brownies Small Squares of Pure Pleasure

Bownies… These small wonders cut in cubes. How can you resist?!

Legend has it (at least one of the versions that gives an account of the appearance of this sweet, the brownies were a mistake.

You have been a cook or a housekeeper (the story is not very clear in this aspect) that inadvertently committed a fault in the preparation of the dough of a cake, you will have forgotten the yeast, and not to be evil seen cut the recipe into small cubes and called it brownies. Says the legend that anyone who tasted it, liked it.

True or not, it is certain that the brownies are the delight of kids and adults alike. With a texture somewhere between cake and biscuit (more the style of the famous cookies in the u.s., with an interior that is moist and the crust lightly toasted), it can be said that this cake, typically chocolate, are true sins… or rather, pieces of pure pleasure.

Currently, there are numerous variations of recipes. We give you a few to try out.



The name says it all. The recipe is from himself, Jamie Oliver.

– Ingredients –

  • 200g dark chocolate (70%)
  • 250g of butter without salt
  • 75g sour cherries, dried (optional)
  • 50g of chopped nuts (optional)
  • 80g cocoa powder
  • 65g flour
  • 1 c. tea yeast
  • 360g of sugar
  • 4 eggs

– Mode of preparation –

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 ° C and line a square board with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the chocolate in a bowl, add the butter and heat it in bain-marie until melted, stirring frequently. If you want to join here the cherries and the nuts.
  3. Separately, sift the cocoa powder and the flour to another bowl, add the yeast and the sugar and stir everything.
  4. Add the flour mixture to the melted chocolate and stir well until all well blended.
  5. Beat the eggs and add to the mixture above, mixing well, until you obtain a creamy mixture.
  6. Pour the batter in tray and bake in the oven for about 25 minutes. Take care not to leave cooking too. Remember that you want that creamy consistency in the middle.
  7. When you are ready, remove from the oven, and let cool. When cold, unmold and cut into squares.
  8. You can accompany with yoghurt and the grated rind of a lemon, for example.


The recipe is from the blog La Dolce Rita.

– Ingredients –

  • 200g of white chocolate
  • 120g of butter
  • 200g of sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 150g of flour without yeast
  • 150g pistachios crushed (no salt)1 pinch of salt
  • Green dye q. b. (optional)

– Mode of preparation –

  1. Start by melting the white chocolate with the butter. Then add the sugar and stir well.
  2. Then, add the eggs, one at a time, stirring between each addition.
  3. Finally add the flour, the salt and the pistachios and fold in well.
  4. If you want you can add a couple drops of green dye to give a tint “greenie”.
  5. Bake in the oven, pre-heated to 180ºC on a board square or rectangular, and let it cook until it’s at the point. You can go by checking with the toothpick, but take care not to leave cooking too.


On the blog simmer we find this suggestion.

– Ingredients –

  • 100g dark chocolate (70% cocoa)
  • 80g of chocolate cooking
  • 130g butter
  • 175g of brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 80g of flour without yeast
  • 100g walnut kernels
  • 2 to 3 pears
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

– Mode of preparation –

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 ° C. Grease a baking tray rectangular with butter, then line with parchment paper, re-grease, sprinkle with flour and set aside.
  2. After, peel the pears, cut them into pieces and drizzle with the lemon juice, to not oxidarem.
  3. Melt both types of chocolate with the butter in the microwave (opt for a high power during few seconds at a time, so that the chocolate does not burn) and mix well.
  4. Separately, beat the eggs with the sugar and add this prepared in the mixture of chocolate and butter.
  5. Stir in the flour and fold in.
  6. Then add half of the pears and nuts, matches roughly, and wrap with care.
  7. Place the dough on the tray and sprinkle over the remaining pieces of pear and the walnuts.
  8. Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes. At the end of this time, remove from the oven and let it cool before cutting.


This proposal, more healthy, there’s a Double Mystery.

– Ingredients –

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (orange)
  • 1 cup of almond flour
  • ½ Cup flour of buckwheat
  • 1 c. tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 2 c. tablespoon cocoa powder
  • ¾ Cup of chocolate without sugar
  • 2 cups of dates, pitted
  • 1 c. tea yeast
  • 2 c. tablespoon milk
  • ½ C. tea salt

– Mode of preparation –

  1. Start by pre-heating the oven to 180 ° C. Peel the sweet potatoes, cut them in cubes, put them in a pot, covered with water and let it boil. Then let bake for 15 minutes, simmer.
  2. When they are ready, place them in a blender along with the dates and coconut oil. Mix well until you obtain a puree.
  3. Stir in the flour, almond flour, buckwheat, cocoa powder, milk, salt and baking powder and again mix well until you obtain a soft dough.
  4. To the part, melt the chocolate without sugar, add in the dough and mix again.
  5. Place the dough on a baking tray, lined with parchment paper, and bake in the oven for about 25 minutes.
  6. When you are ready, remove from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes.
  7. Unmold and let cool completely before cutting.