Par Christian Gillet

Pastry-baker trainer – French Baker Champion
BakeLabRC consulting

Imagine an irresistible dessert that combines richness of melting chocolate and sweetness of a soft texture… Whether for a special occasion or simply to satisfy a craving, brownies are the perfect, easy-to-make solution. Let yourself be guided by this simple but exquisite recipe that will melt young and old alike…

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  • 600 g dark chocolate “couverture” at 30° C (86° F)
  • 375 g softened butter
  • 450 g eggs
  • 360 g sugar
  • 160 g T55 or T65 wheat flour
  • 375 g pecans, walnuts or hazelnuts


Melt the broken chocolate with the butter. Let cool for a few minutes.
Meanwhile, beat the eggs with the sugar until the mixture whitens.
Add the melted chocolate to the egg-sugar mixture, then pour in the flour. Mix well.
Add the coarsely chopped pecans (walnuts or hazelnuts).
Butter and flour a baking pan (preferably square) and pour in the mixture.
Bake at 180° C (356° F) for 15 min, checking regularly with a knife blade.

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