Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies. New Music From Hidden Stash.

Katharine Hepburn's Brownies
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This is supposed to be Katharine Hepburn’s family recipe for brownies. It was published along with an interview of the actress in the August 1975 issue of The Ladies’ Home Journal. It uses very little flour which yields dense, fudgy brownies. I added chocolate chips and pecans and they were worthy of an Oscar.
Katharine Hepburn's Brownies
Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies


8 tablespoons butter
2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup all-purpose flour (increase to 1/2 cup for less fudgy brownies)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup chocolate chips
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)


1. Melt together butter and chocolate then take the saucepan off the heat. (You can also do this in microwave in 30 second intervals stirring until smooth)

2. Stir in sugar then add eggs and the vanilla. Mix well.

3. Stir in flour and salt. Add the chocolate chips and nuts and mix well.

4. Bake the brownies in a buttered and floured 8-inch-square pan at 325°F for about 40 minutes (start checking at the 30 minute mark).

5. Cut into squares.

Makes 12 brownies

Recipe slightly adapted from Epicurious
Katharine Hepburn's Brownies
Katharine Hepburn's Brownies

Sometimes you need a dose of classic-style rock to go along with your dessert. “Don’t Walk Away”, new from new Canadian band Hidden Stash, is the ultimate throwback to the seventies. Let’s rock out.

Check out Hidden Stash on the band’s Website and Facebook where you can get info about their CD release party in Toronto later this month.


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