If you're not a fan of salted chocolate, this recipe for salty fudge brownies will make you a convert. The salt doesn't overpower the brownies; instead, it enriches the natural chocolate flavor. I've made this easy dessert countless times and people always say, "There's something different in these. What is it?" It's the flakes of sea salt! It's an uncomplicated technique that involves no special equipment other than a hand whisk. To give them a try, get the recipe, after the jump.
1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter Serves 16.
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
2 cups sugar
3 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon Maldon sea salt
1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter