Rick Katz’s Brownies for Julia
For this week's Tuesdays with Dorie selection, Tanya of Chocolatechic chose Rick Katz’s Brownies for Julia, page 91 of Dorie's book, Baking: From My Home to Yours.
When the Food Librarian is tired:
a. I can fall asleep anywhere. Including hallways. Just ask @davery90230
b. I start to daydream about sleeping.
c. I look for shortcuts to save time so I can go to bed.
Thus, the Brownie Bite.
The instructions say to cook a pan of brownies for 35 minutes. Heck no. I'm not staying up for that long waiting for brownies when I can be SLEEPING. I had a sleep deprived weekend and I'm trying to rest up for the Winter Olympics. Oh yes, I'm in Olympic watching training mode right now. It's tough work. Reading athlete profiles, clearing off saved programs on the DVR, and getting a box of Kleenex ready for those touching Curling championship wins.
I baked half a batch in a mini cupcake pan. I filled 24 and had leftover batter (which I tossed because nothing was getting between me and my pillow). I baked them for 10 minutes.
The texture is a little spongy because half the egg mixture was whipped into a ribbon and folded into the chocolate batter. There is no leavening agent, only the power of the egg! Please note that many bakers who made the 9 x 9 pan of brownies found them gooey and fudgey.
Be sure to check out the other Tuesdays with Dorie bakers!
Chocolatechic's blog (February 9, 2010)
Page 91 of Dorie's book, Baking: From My Home to Yours.