This rich and sweet brownie is one of the most popular products at Mita’s Bakeshop, a home-based baking business run by Nica and Manny Cinco. To find out more about the Cincos and their French country-style home kitchen, see “Cozy in the kitchen” in the October 2010 issue of Yummy.
Makes 16 2x2-inch brownies Prep Time 25 minutes Baking Time 25 to 30 minutes
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup cocoa
1/2 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce, to serve
1 Preheat oven to 350ºF.
2 Cream the butter and sugar until light.
3 Add eggs and vanilla.
4 Add cocoa, flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix well.
5 Pour batter into a greased 8x8-inch pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Serve a la mode, if desired.
Photography by Miguel Nacianceno | Recipe by Nica Reyes-Cinco of Mita’s Bakeshop
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