Sunday, May 31, 2009

easy-peasy brownies


I made these vegan brownies for Rachael a couple of times while Annie was off in Hawaii. Rachael thought they were pretty good, and that I should post the recipe here so I don't forget how to make them. If you bake them as directed they come out pretty squidgy: if you like your brownies cakier, leave them for 5-10 more minutes, till the middle's set.


dry ingredients:
165g (1C) all-purpose flour
175g (3/4C) sugar
110g (1/2C) brown sugar
70g (1/2C) cocoa (non-alkalized), sifted
1 1/2T instant espresso powder
1/2t baking soda, sifted
1/2t salt

wet ingeredients:
150ml water
100ml oil (blah, flavorless oil like canola or sunflower)
1t vanilla extract
2t flax meal

100g (3/4C) toasted walnuts
70g (1/3C) chocolate chips


Heat the oven to 350ºF and grease an 8"x8" pan. whisk the dry ingredients together in a big bowl, getting the lumps out of the brown sugar, and whisk the wet ingredients together till thick in a big liquid measuring cup. Mix the wet and the dry, then stir in the walnuts and spread into your greased pan. Sprinkle with chocolate chips and bake for about 30 minutes, till the edges are set and the center's getting there but still a little soft. Let cool thoroughly before cutting up.

1 comment:

joannamauselina said...

I will have to wait a while before trying these. I gained 5 lbs in HI! Yuck.