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Nutella Brownies

Nutella Brownies


Indulge in the irresistible goodness of Nutella Brownies, a delightful treat that combines the rich flavors of chocolate and hazelnut in a fudgy and decadent dessert. These brownies are perfect for satisfying your sweet cravings and impressing your friends and family with a homemade baked goodness.


Why Make This Recipe


If you’re a fan of Nutella and love brownies, then this recipe is a match made in dessert heaven for you. The combination of Nutella, cocoa powder, and chocolate chips creates a luscious and gooey texture that will melt in your mouth with every bite.


How to Make Nutella Brownies


Ingredients:



  • 1 cup butter

  • 2 1/4 cups sugar

  • 1/2 cup Nutella

  • 4 large eggs

  • 1 1/4 cups cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 10 ounces chocolate chips (optional)


Directions:



  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and butter a 9×13 baking dish.

  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat, then stir in sugar followed by Nutella. Avoid boiling the mixture.

  3. Transfer the butter mixture to a large bowl or stand mixer, add cocoa powder, eggs, salt, baking powder, espresso powder, and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.

  4. Gently fold in flour and chocolate chips until just combined.

  5. Spread the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 30-35 minutes until a tester comes out mostly clean.

  6. Let the brownies cool on a wire rack before slicing and serving. Store tightly covered for 3-5 days.


How to Serve Nutella Brownies


Serve these scrumptious Nutella Brownies warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream for an extra indulgent treat. They are perfect for dessert or as a sweet snack.


How to Store Nutella Brownies


Store leftover Nutella Brownies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3-5 days. For longer storage, you can freeze them in a freezer-safe container for up to 2 months. Thaw at room temperature before serving.


Tips to Make Nutella Brownies



  • Use good quality cocoa powder for a rich chocolate flavor.

  • Be careful not to overbake the brownies to maintain their fudgy texture.

  • Customize your brownies by adding nuts or swirls of extra Nutella on top before baking.


Variation


For a twist on the classic recipe, try adding a layer of Nutella in the middle of the brownie batter for a gooey surprise when you bite into them.


FAQs



  1. Can I use margarine instead of butter? It’s best to stick with butter for a richer flavor and texture.

  2. What can I substitute for Nutella? You can use any chocolate hazelnut spread as a replacement.

  3. Can I skip the espresso powder? Yes, it’s optional and won’t affect the overall outcome of the brownies.

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