Estelle’s Brownies from LeRuth’s 20th Anniversary Cookbook
Updated: Jan 4
Here is another recipe from Chef Warren Leruth’s mother, Estelle. Occassionally, these brownies would appear on the cookie tray that was passed around with your dessert course. With all of the brownie mixes on the market, this is an easy from scratch recipe.
3 squares Bitter Chocolate (3 squares)
1/2 stick Butter
1 1/2 cups Sugar
1 cup Cake Flour
1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon LeRuth’s Vanilla Bean Marinade (sub Pure Vanilla extract)
1 cup Pecan Pieces
Place chocolate and butter to melt in a double boiler. Mix eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla for 5 minutes. Add chocolate and butter. Add 1 cup flour, baking powder and last, pecans. Pour into a 9×9 inch pan (greased)bake at350 for 25 minutes.