Double Chocolate & Walnut Brownies

There is nothing more satisfying, more sweet and more indulgent than a warm brownie full of nuts with a crispy crust and rich gooey chocolate center. Forget those recipes with peanut butter, caramel and other nonsense- just give me the chocolate! And if you must, vanilla ice cream is a more than acceptable topping.

Double chocolate & walnut brownies

  • 1 cup All purpose flour

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

  • 5 eggs, plus 1 egg yolk

  • 1 3/4 cups sugar

  • 2 sticks- 1/2 lb unsalted butter, melted

  • 2 tsp vanilla

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips

Method- makes 1 dozen large brownies

  • Pre heat oven to 325 degrees. Butter and flour with cocoa powder an 8 x 8 x 1 baking pan. Set aside.
  • Sift together the flour, cocoa powder and salt and stir to combine well. Cream together the eggs , extra yolk and sugar, add in the butter and vanilla. Add in the flour mixture. Do not over-mix.
  • Gently stir in the nuts and chips. Spread batter into the baking pan.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes or until the brownies begin to firm up- A toothpick will have a few crumbs on it from the center. Let brownies cool about 30 minutes before slicing.

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