Making sure your brownies have a wrinkled top


There are many views as to just what makes a perfect brownie – fudgy vs. cakey, nuts or no nuts, cocoa vs. bittersweet chocolate. But there is a uniform agreement that brownies should have a crinkly top. And thanks to America’s Test Kitchen, here is the way to insure that they do: use the right sugar. Their testers tried three kinds of sugar (granulated, brown, and a brown/corn syrup mixture)and “only the brownies made with granulated sugar took on an attractive crackly sheen.” For a full explanation of why, check out the article.

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