Rating: 3 stars
102 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 21
  • 2 star values: 33
  • 1 star values: 16

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Credit: David Prince

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
50 mins
Yield:
Serves 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350° F.

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  • Coat an 8-inch-square baking pan with butter. Add a spoonful of flour, tilt to coat, and tap out any excess; set aside.

  • In a double boiler or a large heatproof bowl placed over a pan of simmering water, combine the chocolate and butter. Heat, stirring occasionally, until the chocolate melts. Remove from heat; let cool.

  • Meanwhile, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl; set aside.

  • Whisk the eggs and vanilla extract in a large bowl until foamy. Add the sugar and whisk until light and frothy, about 1 minute. Slowly stir in the cooled chocolate mixture. Add the flour mixture in 2 batches, whisking until incorporated after each addition. Scrape the batter into the prepared pan.

  • Bake until a skewer or toothpick inserted 1 inch from the edge of the pan comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes (a bit of moist batter should cling to the skewer). Transfer the pan to a rack to cool for 10 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

337 calories; calories from fat 61%; protein 5g; carbohydrates 36g; sugars 23g; fiber 2g; fat 23g; saturated fat 12g; sodium 113mg; cholesterol 78mg.
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