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Double Chocolate Brownies

“Every day you learn something new.”

That is the absolute truth.

Today I learned that 15 minutes of exercise a day can add 3 years to your life … I would like to know if it doubles if I do 30 minutes? And will all that exercise lead to immortality?

I also found out that, “every single hour of TV watched after the age of 25 shortened the viewer’s life expectancy by just under 22 minutes”.

I watch 5 hours of Reality TV-junk a week… and I’m 33.

According to the Math I just did in my head, I’ve lost a month of my life to TV?!? 

Can I gain back that month, and the many more to come, if I exercise 15 minutes a day, every day? Thanks in advance, genius study/research people.

MSNBC just informed of another study; 60,000 pounds of ground beef was recalled due to E.Coli.

That’s just one more reason to have dessert first.

Have a brownie, please!



ENJOY! And don’t watch the news. 🙂


double chocolate brownies

Double Chocolate Brownies

Katerina | Diethood
Double Chocolate Brownies
Servings : 12 Brownies
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup good quality semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 stick of butter , melted
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • handful of roughly chopped walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In a large bowl sift together the flour, cocoa powder, salt, and baking powder; mix in the chocolate chips. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl add in the eggs, butter, sugar, and vanilla and whisk just until combined.
  • Whisk the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients just until combined; do not overmix.
  • Spread the batter into a lightly greased 8-inch square pan and sprinkle the top with walnuts.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into brownies comes out with a few crumbs.
  • Let cool.
  • Cut and Serve.


WW Freestyle SmartPoints: 9


Calories: 187 kcal | Carbohydrates: 30 g | Protein: 2 g | Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 28 mg | Sodium: 61 mg | Potassium: 145 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 22 g | Vitamin A: 45 IU | Calcium: 20 mg | Iron: 1.7 mg | Net Carbs: 28 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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79 comments on “Double Chocolate Brownies”

  1. OH NO! Those are not the statistics I want to hear! But, I’m with you, if we are losing minutes by watching our favorite t.v.shows, might as well pile on the desserts and enjoy our time while we are here! And these brownies look like a great way to indulge.

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    Mina @ Angellove's Cooking

    This dessert is a one to die for, Kate!!I love anything with chocolate and if the chocolate is doubled ๐Ÿ™‚ then I’d like that even twice more :)! And congrats on Top 9 again!!!

  3. Ohh! This Brownies will be a totaly browniess!
    Love u use a semisweet choco chips & unsweetened choco powder!
    & even more love when u said : let’s have brownies! LOL
    Tq for sharing the recipe kate! & Congratz for the top 9 on foodbuzz! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    I am always dessert first and your double chocolate brownies looks to die for. After work gathering the ingredients and getting to work to make my own double chocolate brownies.

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