Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Dark chocolate and cashew nut brownie

Hi everyone...Sorry for being so irregular....Last weekend was a very hectic and happening one....It is birthday and anniversary month in our family and one of my twin sis was here with me for her b'day....We had a blast with her and her hubby and missed the other twin....Love you Tanu .....We went to Vegas, did wine tasting and lot more fun....I made a black forest gateau for her birthday, but before I could take the pics, the cake was all gone....

There is one more happy news for me and my blog....I have been chosen as the notable newbee of this week by Blogadda...The email said..

Hi Neha,

Congratulations! You are now a Notable Newbie at BlogAdda! :)

Neha, you are now featured on the homepage at If you are on Twitter/Facebook, do let us know your id/URL. We would like to  use that while we promote you on our social media channels. You may wish to inform your blog readers or friends about the same.

We have attached Notable Newbie badge with this mail which you can upload on your blog.

Keep up the good work and keep blogging!

Thank You.

I am really thankful to blogadda for choosing my blog to be featured on their home page....It is a great boost up for me....

It's time for blog hop wednesday again...As you know, it is an event started by Radhika of this week , I am paired with Priya of has a beautiful space , with a lot of interesting recipes.....I chose to make this brownie, as it's my birthday today and I made a cake just last week...So this brownie looked like a perfect dessert to celebrate my day....She made this brownie from JOYTHEBAKER....The only change that I did was the addition of cashew nuts to the batter....It gave a nice crunch to the chewy and fudgy brownie...

All you need is

Dark chocolate-125 gms { chopped }
Unsalted butter-80 gms
All purpose flour-1\2 cup and 2 tbsp
Baking powder-1\2 tsp
Salt-1\4 tsp
Cashew nuts-1\4 cup  { chopped }
Vanilla extract-1 tsp

Method of preparation

Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees
Grease and line a 9" square pan
Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt
Melt chopped chocolate and butter in a double boiler or microwave
Keep aside
In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, eggs and vanilla extract till light and fluffy
Add the chocolate and butter
Mix till combined
Add flour and cashewnuts and mix
Pour the batter in the prepared tin and bake for 25-30 minutes
Remove from the pan after 5 minutes and cool on cooling rack
Cut into small pieces


  1. I need to put my hand on brownies now. They look yum!!! congrats for the happy news!

  2. They looks super yum,love the crust

  3. Congrats Neha!You are definitely worth the award!
    Your Brownies look perfect!Happy to follow your blog

  4. Hi Neha, wish you a very happy birthday. And, congrats on your achievement in Blogadda.

    The brownies look fabulous. Makes me crave for it :)

  5. Congrats dear....Brownies looks tempring and perfect.

  6. These browine looks so lip-smaking dear..wish i could have a piece.Congrates:)

  7. Hi have such a beautiful looking space, wishing you a happy birthday...wishes are never late i believe :)

    Loved these cashew brownies...your pictures look really great.

  8. nice n yummy brownies..congrats on that blogadda

  9. Congrats on being featured at blogadda. Brownies look super good.

    Herbs & Flowers: Spring Onions

  10. mmmm mmmmm mmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

  11. happy hoots neha- u certainly deserve that recognition; brownies look perrrrrrrfectly yum !

  12. Hey dear, it has been a while since we last exchange words. Hope this finds u well. Congrats & your shots & presentation are getting better day by day. I'm so proud of u!

  13. mouthwatering brownies...congraTS !!!!!!!!

  14. Congrats Neha!! And these are irresistible brownies ;)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  15. Oh.. that looks irresistable!!

  16. Happy birthday and congrats for been featured in blogadda, brownies looks super irresistible and stunning.

  17. Belated B'day wishes Neha, Congrats on ur achievement..yummy brownies...

  18. Belated wishes for the anniversary and birthday...Congratulations on being the notable newbie!

    Brownies look great...:)

  19. Congrts Neha,..This is indeed a boost for each one of us..

  20. Congrats Neha and the brownies look great.

  21. Yum yum yum! I love brownies, especially when there are nuts in them! I've never thought to use cashews before and it sounds like an AWESOME idea! I love following your blog and your recipes always look delicious! Follow me at! :D

  22. Hey Neha,

    Wish u and family a very Happy New Year 2012..

  23. Wow..really great one. I like cake very much. Thank you for your recipe.

  24. Hey real yummy and easy to make. loved them.

  25. They look great will surely try them. I love chocolate and have a sweet tooth. Thanks for lovely recipe


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