World’s Easiest Fudgy Brownies

  in Desserts, Recipes

3 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter
1 cup cane sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 cup walnuts, lightly toasted, chopped*

  1. Heat oven to 350°F and spray a 8 x 8 baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Melt the chocolate and butter in a small saucepan over lowest heat setting, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat. Transfer chocolate to a mixing bowl.
  3. Beat in the sugar. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat until smooth. Add the flour and salt and mix until combined. Add the nuts.
  4. Pour the batter into the greased pan and bake for 25 – 30 minutes or until a cake tester or toothpick inserted in the center comes out free of batter. Let cool before cutting.

*To toast walnuts, heat oven to 350°F. Spread walnuts on a pan and bake for  5 – 10 minutes or until lightly browned and toasty smelling. Cool and chop.