A classic chocolate brownie recipe that is better than any brownie that comes out of a box.
This Classic Saucepan Chocolate Brownies with Walnuts recipe is fun to make because you get to make the batter in a saucepan before you bake them in the oven.
Why is it that everyone I know make their chocolate brownies from a box? Sure it’s fast and easy but what how much fun is that? I’ve posted several recipes in the past where you get to make the brownies from scratch. My King Kong Brownies come to mind.
Unlike other brownie recipes, the batter for this brownie recipe is made in a saucepan. So when I said this recipe was old school, I wasn’t kidding. I realize some of don’t like any type of nuts in their brownies (like my mom), but I found that the chopped walnuts added a nice texture to these chocolate brownies.
If you are like my mom and don’t care for nuts in your brownie, you can just leave them out. Or substitute the walnuts for almonds, pistachios, macadamia nuts, pecans or even peanuts. My wife actually prefers chocolate chips in her brownies instead of nuts.
How to make Classic Saucepan Chocolate Brownies with Walnuts
1- Preheat oven to 350°F.
2- In a saucepan, melt butter and chocolate. Add sugar, mix well then let the mixture cool in saucepan.
3- Add beaten eggs and vanilla extract to the chocolate mixture in the saucepan. Add remaining ingredients and mix till well combined.
4- Spread brownie mixture into greased 8×8 pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
Classic Saucepan Chocolate Brownies with Walnuts
- 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter
- 2 oz Unsweetened Chocolate
- 1 Cup Sugar
- 2 Egg(s), Beaten
- 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
- 3/4 Cup All Purpose Flour
- 1/2 Tsp Baking Powder
- 1/2 Cup Walnuts, Chopped (optional)
how to make this recipe
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- In a saucepan, melt butter and chocolate. Add sugar, mix well then let the mixture cool in saucepan.
- Add beaten eggs and vanilla extract to the chocolate mixture in the saucepan. Add remaining ingredients and mix till well combined.
- Spread brownie mixture into greased 8×8 pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
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