We don’t typically have a lot of prepared sweets around the house because they are well, sweet, and we don’t really eat them that often. As a result, on the rare occasion that I do get a sweet tooth, I usually go begging and whining for Brinn to cook me something, since she is better at that baking thing than I am. That something that I crave is usually a brownie. Sort of my baseline sweetened junk food preference.
Below is the latest iteration of the current favorite house brownie. While definitely not health food, it is really not tragically sweet. The combination of very dark chocolate and chili-based spices results in a rich, bittersweet morsel that is reminiscent of spice cake…but without the cake part….