HOME      CONTACT      KATE'S GLOBAL KITCHEN      COOKBOOK PROFILES      GLOBAL DESTINATIONS      I LOVE DESSERTS      SHOPPING      SEARCH


I Love Desserts

 

Chocolate-Buttermilk Squares

Makes 9 squares

 

This one-bowl recipe is simple enough to make as an after-school snack. Use premium Dutch-process cocoa for the richest taste. I like Pernigotti or Van Leer (the actual cookbook contains Mail-Order and Online Resources).

Nonstick cooking spray
1-3/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
3/4 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Coat the inside of an 8-inch square baking pan with cooking spray.

2. Combine the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl. With a wooden spoon or electric mixer, stir in the buttermilk, melted butter, and vanilla until just combined.

3. Scrape the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top with a rubber spatula. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 minutes. Let the cake cool in the pan for about 10 minutes, invert it onto a wire rack, and then turn it right side up on a rack to cool completely. Cut into 9 squares.

Chocolate-Buttermilk Squares will keep, wrapped in plastic at room temperature, for up to 2 days.

 

Buy the Book!

 

Mom's Big Book of Baking
by Lauren Chattman
Harvard Common Press, 2001
$16.95, 358 pages
Recipe reprinted by permission.

 

Mom's Big Book of Baking

Recipes

 
 
 

This page created March 2002


FoodWine
The FoodWine
Main Page

 

Football Recipes
Football Party Recipes

   Clip to Evernote

Bookmark and Share

 

Twitter: @KateHeyhoe

 
Search this site:

Advanced Search
Recent Searches

 

Departments

Kate's Global Kitchen
Kate's Books
Cookbook Profiles
Global Destinations
Holiday & Party Recipes
I Love Desserts
On Wine
Shopping

Caffeine and You Caffeine and You
cooking kids Cooking with Kids

Archives
Conversions, Charts
   & Substitutions
Search

About the
Global Gourmet®
   Contact Info
   Advertising
   Feedback
   Privacy Statement

 
 
 
.

Copyright © 1994-2017,
Forkmedia LLC

 

 

cat toysCrazy Cat Toys