Thank you! Cheers! I love your site but it would be rly helpful if you would put in kg/ml measurements also on your recipes. Using real chocolate to make brownies is always good however, using cocoa powder is great too. I also like adding mini chocolate chip cookies to the batter and sprinkling the top with powdered sugar! Double the amount of safflower oil from 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup. Cocoa powder is actually packed with more chocolate flavor because it isn’t diluted with milk, water, or sugar which yields brownies that are rich. You’re welcome, Isabel! The photos are used with their permission. This is an easy one-bowl recipe for homemade cocoa powder brownies made with brown sugar and only one egg. There was a while last year where I'd ask confused egg sellers at markets and farmers markets whether they had any duck eggs. Note:  This recipe is tailored specifically for using duck eggs, which, on the average, have almost 30% more volume and 20% more fat than chicken eggs. Hi, Anne-Marie! That sounds amazing! It’s ready to go into the oven.Cooking:Place the baking dish into the pre-heated oven and on a rack at the middle level, bake for 30 minutes.A lot of bakers use the trick of sticking a sharp knife or toothpick into the center of a baked good to see if it is done or not; if it comes out with batter it isn’t done yet.This trick will not work with this recipe as you may actually stick your knife or toothpick into a chunk of melted dark chocolate. To me these brownies are like “traditional” brownies. Taking the brownies out of the oven while they are still under baked will ensure that the end product is not dry and hard. However this legend didn't take into account how hard they are to get a hold of. Was the mixture too thick? I’d advice against it. I’ve used Nutella before but wanted a frosting that contrasted so I’m glad you noticed; it’s also delicious especially with the chocolate mint. Hello I am from the EU. The batter for this recipe is so dreamy. In a large bowl combine butter, brown sugar, and salt. We will definitely make these adain I’m so glad you found my recipe. They turned out amazing and super simple recipe. It called for 2 eggs at that time. If the toothpick comes out completely clean or with only a few dry crumbs on it, the brownies have been over baked. If you prefer fudge brownies check out this recipe. Dutch processed cocoa powder has had much of the acidity (bitterness) of cocoa removed from it but the more common, regular cocoa powder has not and you will want the baking soda to neutralize some of it’s higher acidity. (If you use that trick you may get a brick!… and a burnt tasting one at that!). Preheat oven to 350°F. To answer your question, yes, the safflower oil is whisked with the eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla before mixing with the dry ingredients. Line a 9x9 inch baking pan with parchment paper or foil and set aside. I created recipes/dishes that featured their various products in order to provide them with photographs to use in their online and print marketing materials. Delicious! If you decide to make this recipe using chicken eggs instead, there is one important change you will need to make to the recipe: If you want to learn more about using duck eggs in baking check out this blog post from 101sweetpastry.com; it’s quite thorough and was a reference source for my replacing the chicken eggs with duck eggs in my brownie recipe. Grease an 11 x 7 x 2 inches (6 cups) baking dish (28 x 18 x 5 cm (1.4 liters)) with the extra one tbsp of oil, dust with the extra one tbsp of flour, pour the brownie batter into the baking dish. Make sure to scrape the bowl. So glad it came out great for you. Hello Slater! I’m so happy that you like my recipe! A lot of bakers use the trick of sticking a sharp knife or toothpick into the center of a baked good to see if it is done or not; if it comes out with batter it isn’t done yet. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. If there’s only or mostly raw batter, the brownies need to be baked longer. Thanks so much for the 5-star rating. This trick will not work with this recipe as you may actually stick your knife or toothpick into a chunk of melted dark chocolate. This is part of a series of posts that are a collaboration between myself and Grove Ladder Farm, a small, family-run farm in Sarasota, Florida that specializes in pasture-raised, non-GMO, soy-free poultry for meat and eggs. I’ve made this dark chocolate chunk brownie many times and learned the hard way the first time not to use this trick. Glad you’ll be making them again. I’m fortunate in that my husband and I normally drive to Italy every year from the UK to visit relatives and bring home supplies, including baking. It’s a another great site for serious home bakers. Anyway I have slightly modified the recipe based on what I had on hand. Wash, pat dry and finely chop the chocolate mint; set aside. I forgot to add the chocolate chips! Gab and Georgie xxx. Love the contrast between the frosting and the brownie. When it comes to baking, making brownies is one of the easiest things you can make (and one of the cheapest too). Spread the frosting uniformly over the brownie, slice, and enjoy but fair warning… you will need a glass of milk. I’m so glad those substitutions worked out for you. I’m so happy to hear that, Jackie! Thank you so much! Thanks for taking the time to rate and review my recipe! I will make these again! I made the recipe again with 1 less egg and it was perfect. Store sliced brownies at room temperature in an airtight container or cover tightly with foil. I’ve made this dark chocolate chunk brownie many times and learned the hard way the first time not to use this trick. I clicked on every star and nothing happened. I used a half cup of plain flour and 1/3 cup chestnut flour, which I had the tail end of a small bag. These brownies are done when the edges and the majority of the center are set. The first time I made these brownies the recipe was different. When the opportunity to work with Grove Ladder Farm and their poultry products I knew that I wanted to use their duck eggs. After baking you have to wait for them to cool in the pan for at least 15 – 20 minutes before slicing. No need to add anything extra. They are known to make baked goods richer and fluffier, so I wanted to see what the impact would be using them in this brownie recipe. Pre-heat the oven to 350° F (177° C), place a rack on the middle level. Dutch processed cocoa powder has had much of the acidity (bitterness) of cocoa removed from it but the more common, regular cocoa powder has not and you will want the baking soda to neutralize some of it’s higher acidity. How to make Brownies with one egg. Thought a blog would make it easier all around. Add flour and cocoa powder and stir until incorporated. Although this is an easy brownie recipe, there is some waiting required. Can brownies be made with one egg? I only had one egg, so that is how I stumbled onto your recipe. Nomnom I recently found out I have both a wheat and milk allergy, so I’m trying tonight with an almond oil butter and almond baking flour. That’s completely normal! Designed and Developed by PenciDesign. Nice photos. We’re not letting any of that chocolate goodness go to waste. I'm Crystal - the author, photographer, and home baker behind Beat Bake Eat. Thank you a lot for this recipe❤. I also decided to add some chocolate chips to make them decadent chocolate chip brownies. Duck eggs are much bigger and have a higher fat and protein content than chicken eggs. Hmm, it must be a glitch but thank for still leaving a comment, Mary! If you love duck eggs but are concerned about your health, try making an omelet with one duck egg and two duck egg whites. Thanks for leaving such a detailed comment to let me know all about it. I wish I could help but I’ve never baked with almond oil butter or flour before. Wow, I’ve never heard of chestnut flour before. Thank you! Some brownie recipes call for only white sugar while others call for both white and brown. was going to make different brownies but I looked in fridge and saw 1 egg then looked up brownies with 1 egg and saw this and made the brownies taste BRILLIANT well done for making this recipe I AM SURE TO MAKE THEM AGAIN WHEN WE R RUNNING OUT OF EGGS. This will ensure that the cocoa powder is not packed into the measuring cup, preventing the possible outcome of a drier baked good. Thanks again!! ( Log Out /  If you want to take it a step further, you can sift the cocoa powder to remove any and all lumps. Place the baking dish into the pre-heated oven and on a rack at the middle level, bake for 30 minutes. I used the unsweetened Italian COOP supermarket own brand cocoa powder. ENJOY!Dark Chocolate Chunk, Candied Orange Peel, (and Duck Egg) Brownies with Chocolate Mint and Honey Neufchatel Cream Cheese Frosting, Deviled Eggs with Gruyère Cheese, Garnished with Dark Chocolate Shavings and Japanese Shiso Powder. My apologies for responding to your question so late. During the lockdown getting eggs is not a certainty, nor the size of egg. Do you add fully baked cookies or just the dough? it is confusing and time consuming to google for every ingredient. I used unsalted butter. You want to keep as much moisture as you can so that when the residual heat from the pan continues to “bake” the brownies they’ll still be soft and moist on the inside and.