Brownies With Chocolate Ganache

by

Fresco

Posted April 5, 2022 (Last updated April 5, 2022)

Serves

8

Total Time

1hrs 55mins

Calories

622

A traditional brownie recipe livened up with a creamy ganache to give a rich and extra-chocolatey finish.

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    Ingredients

  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream150 g
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter190 g
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate150 gcoarsely chopped
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate90 gchopped
  • Light brown sugar icon
    Light brown sugar115 g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar115 g
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk60 g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour40 g
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder10 g
  • Walnuts icon
    Walnuts75 gchopped
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white90 g
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powderas needed
    Method

  • 1. Add heavy cream and unsalted butter to a clean saucepan
  • 2. Heat until just boiling - low heat
  • 3. Add dark chocolate to a clean medium bowl
  • 4. Pour cream into the chocolate and mix gently until completely melted
  • 5. Chill in fridge - 1 hr
  • 6. Pre-heat oven - 174°C
  • 7. Grease a clean square pan
  • 8. Add unsalted butter and dark chocolate to a clean small glass bowl
  • 9. Melt in microwave then set aside - low heat
  • 10. Add light brown sugar, granulated sugar and egg yolk to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 11. Whisk until thick - 5 min
  • 12. Mix chocolate mixture into the sugar-egg mixture then set aside
  • 13. Add all purpose flour, cocoa powder and walnuts to a clean medium bowl
  • 14. Mix dry ingredients into batter gently then set aside
  • 15. Add egg white to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 16. Beat until stiff peaks form
  • 17. Fold egg whites into batter gently until just combined
  • 18. Transfer batter to square pan
  • 19. Bake - 20 min, 174°C
  • 20. Let cool completely
  • 21. Spread glaze over the brownies
  • 22. Sift cocoa powder onto the brownies
  • 23. Cut into squares

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