Kill the Easter Bunny Brownies
what you need:1 1/4 cups flour of your choice ( works with whole grain,cake flour or a gluten-free cake blend) 3/4 teasp. baking powder 1/2 teasp. salt 6 ounces of left over easter chocolate 4 tablesp. dutch-processed cocoa powder 1/4 teasp. cinnamon 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter 1 3/4 cup sugar 4 large eggs 1 tablsp. vanilla extract ( or rum extract) 1 cup toasted walnut or pecans (optional)
set the oven to 325 ( 160 celsius). line a baking sheet with foil and grease the foil. whisk flour, baking powder, salt together. melt chocolate and butter together in the microwave, stirring it often. transfer the butter chocolate mixture into a large bowl and add the sugar. let it cool slightly. whisk the eggs in into the mixture. add vanilla and whisk again. now fold in the flour mixture, until all is well combined. add the batter to the prepared pan and smooth on top. sprinkle now with the the toasted nuts, if using. bake the brownies for about 30-40 min ( depending on your oven). if a toothpick is inserted into the center and comes out with just a few moist crumbs attached, the brownies are done.