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Cakey Brownies

Author: PJ Hamel

Cakey Brownies Recipe

If gooey isn't a word that's high up on your list of favorite food characteristics, then this cake-like brownie is for you. And, if you're a diehard fudgy brownie fan, and are sure you'd never enjoy a cakey brownie — try this one. Similar to dense, very moist, fine-grained chocolate cake, this brownie is an ideal candidate for your favorite chocolate-friendly glaze — say, mocha.

At a glance

2 dozen squares
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  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9" x 13" pan.
  2. Combine the melted butter and sugar, stirring until smooth.
  3. Stir in the cocoa, salt, baking powder, vanilla, and espresso powder.
  4. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Scrape the bowl, then add the water, stirring until smooth.
  5. Add the flour, nuts, and chips, stirring until thoroughly combined.
  6. Spoon the batter into the prepared pan.
  7. Bake the brownies for 28 to 30 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, or with a few moist crumbs attached. The brownies should feel set both on the edges and in the center.
  8. Remove the brownies from the oven, and cool them on a rack before cutting and serving. Glaze or frost, if desired.
  9. Yield: 2 dozen squares.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 51g
  • Servings Per Batch 24
Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 197
  • Calories from Fat
  • Total Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat
  • Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol 66mg
  • Sodium 136mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 7g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 7g
  • Protein 3g

* The nutrition information provided for this recipe is determined by the ESHA Genesis R&D software program. Substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information.