All about brownies
In each country, there is one or even several national desserts, which are loved by all residents, and visitors are perceived as a treasure and a dish that is mandatory for tasting. In Russia, as you know, these are pies, the most diverse, but what about the USA and Canada? There is such an interesting dish, in other words, a dessert like a brownie. For certain for the Russian person this word will appear unfamiliar. It is unlikely that anyone of you is not what I tried, even heard about brownie. Now we will talk about this delicacy and tell you about how it is prepared and what ingredients are used.
All about brownies
So, brownie, as mentioned above, is one of the most popular desserts in the United States of America and Canada. They can be found in almost any catering establishment, from cafes to pastry shops, and those who prefer to do everything themselves, certainly make them at home. Brownies are usually served with coffee and ice cream. But children love to eat this dish with milk. Many Americans associate brown squares, and this is how this dessert looks like with childhood and homely, cozy atmosphere. If to speak in the words of the inhabitants of the States, then this is nothing but comfort food. In Russian, this would mean high-calorie, homemade food, which causes only positive emotions.
We have already said a lot about where to find the brownies and what associations they evoke. But so far no words about what this dish is. The time has come to correct this omission. In general, brownies are something between a nourishing chocolate cake and a dry biscuit. This is what they are, these traditional desserts for America and Canada. Ideally, this pastry should have a dry crust, and the filling should be moist and viscous. Surely, from this description, you understand that this dish is quite tasty and appetizing. No wonder he is so loved by Americans and Canadians! It is time for us, Russians, to try the famous dessert. The easiest way is to make it yourself, as it’s not so easy to find real brownies on sale. We will prepare this sweet according to the rules. And consider the classic English recipe, authored by Jamie Oliver. If you wish to try a chocolate dish, then you can fulfill this dream by coming to the London restaurant “Fifteen”. But we will talk about home cooking.
The most important thing is to take fresh products, the freshest ones you can find. It will take a quarter kilogram of butter, which is unsalted, two hundred grams of chocolate, which contains 70% cocoa, as well as 80 grams of cocoa powder. In addition, take 70 grams of flour, one teaspoon of baking powder, 350 grams of finely ground sugar, four large village eggs. If you want, you can add dried cherries, nuts, orange zest and cream to the list of ingredients, but this is not necessary.
Actually cooking begins with melting butter and chocolate and stirring them thoroughly. Then you need to mix flour and cocoa powder, add baking powder and sugar, and then add chocolate butter and how to mix. The next step is to beat the eggs and add them to the mix.
The brownie oven will be in a rectangular small form, where you need to pour the dough and put it in a hot oven, heated to 180 ° C, for about twenty-five minutes. When the pastry is ready and cooled a little, it can be divided into squares and triangles and served to the table. We wish you bon appetit and we hope that you will like the recipe of the classic brownie. Otherwise, you can always find other variations of cooking this dish, which is not typical for Russian cuisine, on the Internet.