Thursday, July 14, 2011

Brownies With Cashew Nuts

Brownies was introduced at the end of 19th century in United States. After that, it became popular during the 20th century in United States and Canada. Nowadays, there are numerous brownies recipes published anywhere. There are different types of brownies some are fudgy or cakery and some are not. Some put nuts, some don't. It is best served warm with milk or coffee. When ordered as dessert in restaurants, it is served with ice cream, topped with whipped cream. This version of chocolate brownies is slightly spongy outside and silky soft inside, topped with cashew nuts which is optional.

150 g chocolate bar ( dark or not)
185 g butter (cut into pieces)
60 g cocoa powder
50 g plain flour
260 g caster sugar
1 tsp baking powder
3 large eggs
100 g cashew nuts (optional)

Instruction in making and baking the brownies:
  1. While making the mixture, pre-heat the oven to 180° C/gas 4.
  2. Melt the butter and the chocolate over a bowl of simmering water.
  3. Using a separate bowl, mix all the dry ingredients such as plain flour, cocoa powder, caster sugar, and baking powder.
  4. Add the dry ingredients mixture to the chocolate and butter mixture.
  5. Stir the ingredients together until smooth.
  6. Then, beat the eggs and add in the mixture. Mix well until you get a silky consistency.
  7. Pour the brownies mixture into a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper.
  8. Put cashew nuts on top of the mixture (optional).
  9. Place in the pre-heated oven and bake for 25 minutes.
  10. Remove from the oven and let it cool for few minutes before serving.

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A wife to Z, a mom to baby A, a wannabe chef and an absolute food lover. If you like my thoughts and my food, follow me


  1. I would love to try my hands on baking..this is one of wifey's favorite. Hope you can check my entry too:

  2. too many sweets, too little time...tnx for sharing the recipe. have a fun weekend.

  3. i love brownies! Mrs. Fields is still my favorite.:p

  4. thanks for sharing the recipe :) visiting you via FTF

  5. Wow!Chocolate is always a welcome treat.I am now craving for this brownie and I love cashew too.Thanks for posting, I am grabbing for me and my family.I am your newest follower.Hope you can come over to my place.

  6. Can I have a slice of this? Nah make that the whole cake hehehe.

  7. followed u back via gfc...know what, cant follow u thru NB , too...bka nman sa network nila...will try again...

  8. I want a sliced of it with my hot coffee.

  9. looks really good and thanks for sharing your yummy recipe. visiting from FTF, have a great week. :)

  10. Wow yummy! I love brownies for dessert!

  11. hi to you luto ninanay, your chocolate brownies looks so yummy with the cashew nuts-lots of it. i sure would like ti try this very rich looking chocolate.
    glad i blog walk to your site.. hi, i am Wan, from malaysia, do visit my blog , would love to read a comment from you too. have a nice day

  12. I have never tried putting cashes in brownies, must have taste so good sis. That's hubby and son's weakness!

    Followed this blog sis with daughter, sissy, and hubby's google account weee.

  13. Looks yummy! My daughter is a brownie monster!!! Just a couple days ago, we baked a brownie per her request and yes, I altered the recipe by putting some almond nuts in it! Your recipe looks interesting!

  14. Oh, wow! Brownies, nuts, my favorites!

  15. Brownies with cashew nuts are simply perfect for snacks and desserts, will never say no to it.

  16. A recipe my wife will surely love to try. But hindi ko makakain for sure. sweet kasi. but yung cashew nuts baka mapagbigyan ako.

  17. It's one of my fave sweets, Len. Though I went to take up baking class in the past, I never really practiced what I've learned. I'd still need to practice baking more often for perfection. Naks! ;-) Isa ang brownies sa target ko, hehehe!

  18. Sarap! One of my favorites! Thanks for sharing your recipe. :D :)

  19. this is the one next on my "adventure". your's look so gooey (is that the term?)

    PS. I'm so tamad on the choco crinkles...perhaps, tomorrow :) Thanks for the visit :)

    Labs. Labs. Labs

  20. I'm not a good baker, but looks like it's simple enough. So i'll try it! :D


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