Banana Bread This photo contains Banana Bread, Yummy Carrot Cake and these brownies. All of which freeze amazingly well! They are also made in mini-loaf pans to ensure perfect sized slices!
These are the most scrumptious brownies ever! There really isn’t anything frugal about them but they are such a divine treat! It also makes for a lot of dishes since you need to use multiple bowls but I assure you it is worth it!!
- 1lb Butter
- 1lb Chocolate Chips
- 7oz Unsweetened (or bittersweet) chocolate
- 6 Eggs
- 1 1/2 TBSP Vanilla
- 2 1/4 cups of Sugar
- 1 1/4 Cup Flour
- 1 TBSP Baking Powder
- Pinch of Salt
- 2 1/2 Cups of chopped Walnuts (optional)
- Preheat Oven to 350
- Butter and flour mini loaf pans. I usually add a small square of parchment paper on the bottom to make sure they come out easily.
- Melt together the butter and all but a handful of the chocolate chips along with the chocolate in a medium bowl over simmering water. Allow to cool slightly.
- In a separate larger bowl stir the eggs, sugar and vanilla together. Slowly stir the chocolate mixture into the egg mixture and allow to cool to room temperature.
- In another bowl, sift together 1 cup of flour with the baking powder and your salt. Add it to the cooled chocolate mixture.
- Toss the 1/4 cup remaining flour, the remaining chocolate chips and your walnuts together and then add them into the batter.
- Pour into your mini loaf pans.
- Bake for 20 minutes, then rap them against the oven shelf to force out any are. It will ‘fall’ a bit but that is OK! Bake for another 10+/- minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
- Check them frequently since oven temperatures vary and you do not want to over-bake these!
- Allow to cool and then refrigerate. The come out of the pan much better this way. I usually keep one or two loafs to eat and the remainder are wrapped and put into the freezer. These freeze really well, and if done in a mini loaf pan, thaw and slice quickly.
- Make them Extra Special: They are also great with a thin layer of basic butter cream icing on them though it isn’t really necessary.
- This post links to Tasty Tuesday and Tempt My Tummy Tuesday and Would you like Chocolate with That?
I love brownies and I love the idea of having them in small pieces.
What a terrific idea!
MMM,I love brownies!And I love the idea of baking them in a loaf pan.Thanks for the recipe!
I would have never thought to bake them in a loaf pan. Thanks for your TNT brownies!! 😀
Yum!! I love the idea of using mini loaf pans – I will be trying that. Thank you so much for linking these up!
Yum! I don't have mini loaf pans… but now I want them!
What a cute way to serve brownies. Thanks for entering the Make it From Scratch Carnival!
Yummy! I have a few mini loaf pans, think I might have to try this.
Thats a great idea since there is just 2 at my house and we usually can't eat the whole thing within a couple days. Thanks for sharing 🙂
That is too cute!! I love your site and yes, being a mom is a special calling.
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