Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Brownies

Hi all !! :) Belated Holi greetings to all of you! It's been a great week with the festival of colours as it's yet another reason to visit friends, family eat drink and make merry :)!

Let's talk about brownies today...Ever since I've tasted these yummy brown beauties, I just cant have enough of it :) the combinations with it like vanilla ice-cream, chocolate sauce, nuts or just caramel syrup drizzled brownies are so irresistible!
Everyone has their own recipe for brownies...so when I thought of baking them tried quite a few recipes from blogs, books, magazines. Though I was happy with the result of recipes, I stick to the one recipe which got me the maximum praize from S ;) so here's my favourite recipe!!!
If you have already posted brownie recipe in ur blog feel free to leave the link in the comment column :) I'll def.visit and try ur version too!
One last question before the recipe...would u like to share ur fav. combo with the brownies...I'd love to read about it!
Brownie Recipe:
Ingredients:
3/4th cup Unsalted Butter
1 cup Sugar
2 tsp vanilla essence
3 eggs
1 cup Maida
1/2 cup Cocoa powder
1 tsp Baking Powder
Salt- a pinch
100gms- Nuts, chopped roughly
Method:
1. Pre-heat the oven to 180* C.
2. Grease the tin with butter.
3. Beat eggs with Sugar, beat till he sugar melts.
4. To the eggs-sugar mixture add vanilla essence.
5. Sift the maida, baking powder and cocoa.
6. Add the dry ingredients to the egg-sugar mixture, melted butter and salt.
7. Finally add the chopped nuts (set some aside) and mix all the ingredients to make it a smooth
lump free batter.
8. Pour the batter in the greased tin and sprinkle the top layer with nuts.
9. Bake in the pre-heated oven for 20-30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean in the
centre.
10. Cool it on the wire rack, slice/cut and serve.

44 comments:

Pari said...

Hi. It seems you had a good time of laughter and banter.
Brownies...who does not like them and every one has their favorites too..I had made a brownie for the taste and create event..I am sure u must be aware of it..that particular recipe tasted like a brownie the first day and then like a fudge.
Your brownie looks excellent and would love to try ur recipe.
I love my brownie with vanilla ice cream and hazelnuts.

Suparna said...

Hi Pari,
Thanks for the quick comment:)
Shall go through ur post ...ur mention of the recipe makes me curious :) vanilla ice-cream and hazelnuts hmmm...that's a good combo :)
TC

Sushma Mallya said...

wow thats a perfect brownie...your version seems really nice and i will try making it and then having it with vanilla...sounds so good...

Parita said...

Oh those brownies look to die for! I love them with a dollop of vanilla ice cream and some hot fudgy choc sauce..mmm yummm!
Belated holi wishes to you too!

Ms.Chitchat said...

Your version of brownie looks excellent. I love them with vanilla ice-cream with chopped nuts and caramel sauce :):)Never tried making at home,but will surely try ur version soon.

Chitchat
http://chitchatcrossroads.blogspot.com/

LG said...

I love brownies too..if someone bakes them for me :D. Your's look yumm!

Rekha shoban said...

brownie looks perfect...and delicious....will try it soon!

Suparna said...

Thanks for dropping by Parita, sushma,LG, ms.chit chat, Rekha :)

Sarah Naveen said...

Wow!! perfect and yummy!!

Priya said...

Am ready to finish rite now those tempting brownies, yumm!!

sowmya's creative saga said...

delicious..

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Hmm all time fav of my family:)

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Belated Holi wishes to you!!!/ These brownies looks awesome..just heavenly..liked it with a warm hot chocolate sauce..

Padma said...

brownies look perfect... so soft and moist... love with a scoop of ice cream on hot brownies.

Madhuri said...

Love the brownies. moist and spongy.

Vrinda said...

Liked this dark rich brownies...yummm

Deepa G Joshi said...

such moist, dark and gooey brownies..love them..

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Gulmohar said...

LOL...what shall I say..Great minds think alike..I have posted brownies too, today :D
This looks wonderful Suparna. I love it as it is, but also love it with vanilla ice cream :-)

Sharmila said...

The brownies look great Suparna! My fav combo is brownies and vanilla icecream sizzler. :-)

Gita said...

The brownies look inviting dear...I would go for them with vanilla icecream :)

Malar Gandhi said...

Looks incredible, yummilious:)

Ramya Manja said...

Wow Love Those Yummy Looking Brownie's,I bet I just cannot eat one....I love having my brownie's with a cup of hot Cappuccino...

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Yummy brownies Suparna, understand you had a winderful time with friends and family during holi... I make brownie a lil different from this, havent posted it though but when I do I will definitely let you know... You brownie makes me crave for some!!! Looks very soft and yummy!!!

Padhu said...

Wow! They look perfect!
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Mahimaa's kitchen said...

wow look at the brownies!! I am so tempted. the nuts on top make it look even more yummy.

AshKuku said...

I simply love brownies with scoops of ice cream.... What more can one scream for????? The look is so perfect...... I envy u relished it already...

Ash....
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

Pravs said...

Love brownies and these look perfect so tempting.

Akal's Saappadu said...

Happy belated Holi to you Suparna!!!

it's nice to see you back, and with lots of lip smacking recipes I see!!!
your brownies look perfect and richly garnished and has come out great!!! I just need a cup of black coffee with that piece !!! delicious one!!!

Viki's Kitchen said...

Happy holi dear. What a coincidence! I too love brownies like anything:) It has the power to forget my diet...hi..hi...Yours turned out very cute n looks chewy too. I'm drooling.

Cham said...

I like brownies just for nuts! This one is perfect!

Ruchika said...

yummy brownies Suparna..Wish I could chew one with coffee now.

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Sashi said...

Hi Suparna, Thanks for visiting my blog. Brownie looks delicious, you too have a beautiful blog.

ARUNA said...

Awesome yaa, pass some to me if u still have left over.

Shri said...

Those brownies look incredible Suparna!

Panchpakwan said...

Brownies looks so perfect..drooling here...:D

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Brownie looks so soft, moist and chocolaty, thanks for sharing da:)

Varunavi said...

Thanx for the lovely wishes suparana.

Nice looking brownies,never tried it.Will do it after coming back from a short vacation

DEESHA said...

yummy brownies, I love that color

Jaya said...

Suparna,
belated holi greetings to you and your family.
and these brownies look so yum, I like eating with ice-cream preferably vanilla or nut/butterscotch flavour.
hugs and smiles

Preety said...

looks so heavenly ..chocolate in desserts are my fav desserts..love the recipe

Babli said...

Brownie looks delicious, yummy and tempting.

Lisa said...

Lovely! It's been a while since I have enjoyed brownies.

SpicyTasty said...

Tell me abt it brownie with vanilla ice cream is the best combo, just can't resist to taste it :-) Your recipe is very different and pics are nice. try urs soon.

Madhura Manoj said...

Looks perfect.Following you