SQUARES, HEARTS, POWDERED SUGAR OR WHIPPED CREAM WITH CHOCOLATE SYRUP, THESE BROWNIES ARE PERFECT!!!! JUST PERFECT!!!! TO MAKE THEM GLUTEN FREE, USE CUP 4 CUP FLOUR. YOU WILL NEVER KNOW THEY ARE GF!
1 1/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 Tablespoon (3 teaspoons) vanilla extract
1 cup (2 sticks) butter
2 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 cups chocolate chips (semi sweet)-OPTIONAL
In a large bowl, add 4 eggs, and beat with cocoa, salt, baking powder, and vanilla. Stir until fully combined and smooth.
In the microwave, melt butter. When melted, add sugar, and stir to combine.
Add warm butter/sugar mixture to the egg/cocoa mixture, stiring until smooth.
Add the flour and chocolate chips to batter and stir until fully incorporated.
Spread batter into prepared pan, and smooth as needed.
Bake brownies about 30 minutes. Test for doneness by inserting a toothpick. You should find moist crumbs.
Cool and cut. Adapted from King Arthur Flour