Chewy Chocolate Brownies
(Adapted from Form V Artisan)
3 oz BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE (minimum 70% cocoa solids), coarsely chopped
6 tbsp BUTTER, at room temperature
1 cup SUGAR
¼ tsp SALT
1/2 tsp VANILLA EXTRACT
2 large EGGS, at room temperature
½ cup CORNSTARCH
4 tsp DUTCH-PROCESSED COCOA POWDER
¼ tsp BAKING POWDER
1. Preheat oven to 325F and grease an 8-inch square baking pan.
2. Melt chocolate and butter in the microwave, stirring at regular intervals. While warm, stir in the sugar and salt. Let stand for a few minutes to cool slightly.
3. Once cooled, add the vanilla and eggs to the chocolate mixture. Mix in the cornstarch, cocoa powder, and baking powder until smooth.
4. Pour mixture into prepared pan and bake for about 25 minutes, or until slightly cracked on the surface. Let cool completely in the refrigerator before cutting and devouring!