Fudgy Brownies 1990's
Heat oven to 350°F. Line bottom of 15 x 10 x 1-inch jelly-roll pan with foil. Coat foil with cooking spray.Advertisement
Melt butter and chocolate in saucepan over medium-low heat.
Beat eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt in bowl on high speed until thick, 3 minutes. Fold in chocolate, then flour and nuts. Spread in prepared pan.
Bake in 350°F oven 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out with fudgy crumbs attached; do not overbake. Cool in pan on rack. Loosen around edges; invert onto rack. Peel off foil. Invert.
Cut into 24 squares. Enjoy as plain brownies, or use to make the following 3 desserts.
Banana Brownie Torte:
Use 3 brownies for each torte. Beat 1-1/2 cups heavy cream, 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla in bowl until stiff peaks form. Spread each brownie with 1/4 cup cream. Top each with 3 banana slices (2 bananas total). Stack 3 brownies for each torte. Makes 4 tortes (each makes 2 servings).
Black Forest Brownie Sundae:
For each of 8 sundaes, top brownie with 1 scoop frozen yogurt; drizzle each with 1/4 cup canned cherry pie filling and topping. Makes 8 sundaes.
In each of 4 parfait glasses, alternate layers of vanilla pudding (3.4-ounce package instant pudding mix, prepared according to package directions) or flavored yogurt, and 1 crumbled brownie. Makes 4 parfaits.