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The Ultimate Brownie

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The Ultimate Brownie
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 16
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This is Betty’s all-time favorite homemade brownie!
Updated Sep 28, 2006

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 5 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, cut into pieces
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan. In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter and chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly. Cool slightly.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat sugar, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on high speed 5 minutes. Beat in chocolate mixture on low speed. Beat in flour just until blended. Stir in walnuts. Spread in pan.
  • 3
    Bake 40 to 45 minutes or just until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack. For brownies, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To keep the edges moist and chewy, watch carefully to be sure you don’t overbake the brownies.
  • tip 2
    To ensure recipe success if using a vegetable oil spread, use a spread with at least 65% vegetable oil.
  • tip 3
    To ensure recipe success, do not use self-rising flour in this recipe.

Nutrition

310 Calories, 18g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 32g Total Carbohydrate, 22g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
130mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
22g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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