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Fool proof Brownie recipe anyone?

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00100001 Sat 18-Jul-15 08:45:42

I need to find a Brownie recipe that works well. All I want is a gooey middle and slightly crispy outside.

Mine either end up a pile of goo or just cake. sad

This is my first world problem, and I need help! grin
fat bastard

PolterGoose Sat 18-Jul-15 08:53:17

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lurkingfromhome Sat 18-Jul-15 09:40:05

This one is utterly foolproof and makes the best brownies in the world. I have been using the same recipe for years and they never ever go wrong. I don't bother with the raspberries usually, but I do use really good quality-chocolate.

aliciagardner Sat 18-Jul-15 09:41:34

This one is good hummingbird bakery

00100001 Sat 18-Jul-15 09:45:59

<saves recipes>

Ahhh, gonna have to try them all, you know for purely greedy scientific reasons grin

TheCunnyFunt Sat 18-Jul-15 09:56:27

The best ever chocolate brownie is bloody gorgeous and this recipe makes loads!

00100001 Sat 18-Jul-15 11:15:31

<adds to the list>

Gobbolinothewitchscat Sat 18-Jul-15 11:16:26

The Jamie Oliver blooming brilliant brownie recipe is the best I've ever used.

It's in the internet if you google

FiveGoMadInDorset Sat 18-Jul-15 11:20:01

Hummingbird one, spot on for gooey ness and crispiness

00100001 Sat 18-Jul-15 11:20:09

<chucks away the sclaes and all mirrors> grin

burnishedsilver Sat 18-Jul-15 11:21:27

Jamie Olivers blooming brilliant brownies are devine.

orangepudding Sat 18-Jul-15 11:23:00

I use this www.jamieshomecookingskills.com/recipe.php?title=chocolate-brownies Jamie Oliver recipe. Even with Sainsburys basic chocolate they always come out perfect.

gonegrey56 Sat 18-Jul-15 11:23:39

Nigella Lawson's one is the best ever, especially if you add 4 packets of M&S white chocolate buttons...and watch the cooking time very carefully, no more than 22-25 minutes in total.

moab Sat 18-Jul-15 11:26:03

www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1223/bestever-brownies
This has always worked brilliantly for me. I don't put in the chocolate chips though

lurkingfromhome Sat 18-Jul-15 12:01:36

OP, I think you need to try them all and then come back and tell us which recipe you deem the winner grin

Dancingqueen17 Sat 18-Jul-15 13:17:44

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mammabmamma Sat 18-Jul-15 13:47:28

Just use a packet, add water and a bit of oil and cook. Simple but AMAZING

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sat 18-Jul-15 14:08:05

The Best Chocolate Brownies Ever:

(I used to make good chocolate brownies, then I saw the GBBO winner whisking the eggs and sugar in a KitchenAid to make the crust crispy. It really does make a huge difference)

160-180C
25-30 minutes
I used a foil tray bake lined with silicone

185g butter melted with 185g dark chocolate.Cool.
Seive 85g plain flour with 40g good cocoa powder

Whisk 275g caster sugar with 3 large eggs until white and thick.Add a teaspoon vanilla extract.
Fold in the melted cooled mix and the dry mix.

Add 275g walnuts /pecans
100g chocolate chunks (I used bits of mini Toblerone which was lush)

Cook as above, don't overcook, it will be squishy.

And most important.............^leave 24 hours before you eat it^

If you eat it straight off, it's just cakey. 24 hours turns it into Brownie.

mrspremise Sat 18-Jul-15 14:09:41

Fabulous Brownies

TwigletFiend Sat 18-Jul-15 14:13:25

Hummingbird bakery recipe wins hands down for me. Tin size very important though! If they're too thick you don't get the same effect.

namechange4this123 Sat 18-Jul-15 14:15:53

smittenkitchen.com/blog/2010/01/best-cocoa-brownies/

Peppapissinpig Sat 18-Jul-15 14:17:04

Shamelessly book marking grin

BikeRunSki Sat 18-Jul-15 14:20:13

I made brownies for the first time in years yesterday using the BBC "best ever" recipe that moab linked above. They are delicious! Worth whisking the eggs separately.

BikeRunSki Sat 18-Jul-15 14:22:45

70's recipe is the same as the BBC one moab linked to.

mejon Sat 18-Jul-15 14:27:13

I like Nigel Slater's ones here. I can take or leave NS but these brownies are the best I've made. Cooking time sometimes needs tweaking though.

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