Katharine Hepburn’s Brownie Recipe



… translated from her memo above:
Two 1-ounce squares bittersweet chocolate
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter (plus more for the pan)
1 cup granulated sugar
large eggs (unbeaten)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup flour
  1. Set your oven at 325 degrees
  2. Line a 9×9 inch pan with parchment paper, leaving an overhang so you can easily remove the brownies. Grease the parchment with butter.
  3. In small saucepan over medium-low heat, melt the butter and chocolate. Set aside to cool.
  4. To the cooled pan, mix in sugar, eggs, salt, walnuts, vanilla and flour. Stir just to combine, being careful not to over mix.
  5. Transfer the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 30 – 35 minutes.


Options:  toast the walnuts; add sea salt; add bourbon…


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