Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Chocolate Brownies

brownies

Hope you had a fabulous Mother's Day celebration... being pampered by loved ones... and wouldn't it be nice if every weekend is Mother's Day?winking

My 'Mother's Day' started quite late-ish... as the person who was planning to make me breakfast in bed ... was still in her 'slumberland'.
I am an early riser...  would usually be awake by 5 am ... and last Sunday, I was staring at the ceiling... blinking away... I even managed to web browse under the duvet... as not to disturb Mr H and to pass the time...  Alas... my eyes were strained to the  max.. squinting away at the teeny-weeny screen ...
I decided to get up and go to the study and switched on my computer, lo and behold, the minute I plonked my bum onto the chair...shame on you she walked in. Obviously "someone" was not happy!!... but not for very long... with a promise that I would not step foot into the kitchen... and would get back into bed... the minute she started with breakfast... she was all smile and chirpy again... 


While Mr H was cooking... his version of 'Pan Mee' for lunch... (next post... maybe... when he has decipher his recipe code for me to read and type!!), Miss E busied herself preparing to bake Chocolate Brownies... for tea-time... with lesser sugar and instead of using white chocolate chips ... she scattered lots of chocolate milk chunks...

Last but not least... I am submitting this post to Aspiring Bakers #7 – Chocolate Delight (May 2011)  hosted by DG of Tested and Tasted

Recipe (from the Nestle Baking Cocoa)
150g butter
1 cup baking cocoa
4 eggs - lightly beaten
1 1/2 cup raw sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 bar of cooking milk chocolate - break into chunks
Optional ~ some cooking white chocolate - melted
  1. Pre heat the oven to 160C. Line baking tray 20cm x20cm with greasedproof paper.
  2. Melt butter in microwave for 30 seconds or more. Stir in baking cocoa. Leave it to cool slightly.
  3. Mix in eggs, sugar and vanilla. Add in sifted flour and baking powder into the mixture. Mix well.
  4. Pour half of the mixture onto the prepared tray.
  5. Scatter the chunky milk chocolate.
  6. Pour in the remaining batter.
  7. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.
  8. Leave it the pan for 20 minutes before cutting the brownies into square.
  9. Drizzle the melted white chocolate over.

26 comments:

  1. I love brownies. Yours look very tempting good and really tasty!

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  2. Those are some gorgeous looking brownies!! Love how the white chocolate is showing through! Bookmarking to make this fantastic version!

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  3. Looks really yummy, will definitely try this recipe.

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  4. LUCKY YOU!!

    I didn't have breakfast in bed leh.. *sulk*

    The brownies look absolutely gorgeous! btw, what's that light brown chunks in the brownie? White choc?

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  5. Wow....these look very yummy. You are so lucky....Miss E can bake well.

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  6. Perfect brownies, Looks gorgeous!!!

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  7. Your brownies look really light and fluffy. Quite the unusual.

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  8. DG
    Me too ... I love brownies but try not to indulge :)

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  9. Shulie,
    Hey ... nice meeting you in my kitchen Shulie :) and thank you

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  10. maameemoomoo

    Thanks to my daughter who made it happened... kalau tunggu my son, I kebuluran satu hari tak dapat makan :D

    The light brown chunks is the cooking milk chocolate.. my dear

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  11. Saras,
    Thank you on behalf of Miss E :)

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  12. Medifast Coupons,
    Thank you ;D

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  13. tigerfish,
    hehehe... I hope its 'quite the unusual'ly good ;P

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  14. I must say I have never seen as neat brownies as these.Love the little milk chocolate chunks peeking out at bottom.

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  15. How sweet! The brownies look absolutely wonderful! I am waiting for the pan mee ;) Ada ngan sambal jugak?

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  16. Due to Blogger problems recently... I have lost few comments, lucky for me that I have them 'safe' in my email box and here there are :

    Ben
    Wow....these look very yummy. You are so lucky....Miss E can bake well.

    Saras
    Perfect brownies, Looks gorgeous!!!

    tigerfish
    Your brownies look really light and fluffy. Quite the unusual

    Tanvi@sinfullySpicy
    I must say I have never seen as neat brownies as these.Love the little milk chocolate chunks peeking out at bottom.

    Leemei of My Cooking Hut
    How sweet! The brownies look absolutely wonderful! I am waiting for the pan mee ;) Ada ngan sambal jugak?

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  17. DG,
    Thank you

    Shulie,
    Thank you

    Anonymous,
    Happy trying

    Sonia,
    :D

    Sherie,
    Its chunky milk choc dear :D

    Medifast coupons
    :)

    Ben,
    Thank you :)

    Saras,
    :)

    tigerfish,
    :)

    Tanvi
    Thank you

    Leemei,
    Pan mee... erm... kena tunggu lama sikit... cook sibuk ;P

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  18. Those brownies with cake like texture look stunning with white chocolate drizzle atop!

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  19. You should really be proud of Miss E, those brownies look really neat and pretty!

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  20. Angie,
    She'd be smiling like a Cheshire cat .. thank you :D

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  21. Shirley,
    Counting my blessings ... :D

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