Thank you for your amazing blog! My question is about brownies. Mine always turn out too cake-like in texture. What is the best recipe for a really fudge-y brownie? Thank you!
Fudgy brownie recipes usually don’t have baking powder, and using only the egg yolk in the batter tends to make it heavier. I would mix the batter just enough to combine it – you don’t want a lot of air in the batter. You also get a fudgier brownie by using dark chocolate, but the really easy way to get a fudgey brownie – even from a mix – is to take the brownies out of the oven a few minutes before they are fully baked. And eat them while they’re still warm. That’s the best.
If you’re really into a fudgey brownie, the ultimate is a steamed chocolate pudding. It is a heavenly melding of pudding/brownie that is made in England, and well worth the extra time and effort. I’m working on this recipe for a future post, so I hope you’ll stay tuned. Thanks for asking! Xo Lea