Brownies are undoubtedly one of Americans’ favorite desserts. Whether you like it fudgy, chewy, or more like a cake brownies are the perfect dessert to end your night with.
And that is why every year on Nov. 8, we celebrate National Brownie Day.
Legend has it that brownies were first made in 1893 at the Palmer House Hotel in Chicago. Bertha Palmer, the wife of the hotel owner, asked their pastry chef to prepare a dessert suitable for ladies attending the Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition.
She requested the chef for a cake-like delicacy small enough to fit in lunch boxes. The result made history, the Palmer House Brownie with walnuts and an apricot glaze was a huge crowd puller. These brownies remain on the hotel menu even today.
Another story says the dessert was created by accident when a housewife in Bangor, Maine, forgot to add baking powder to the cake. When the cake didn’t rise, she decided to serve the flat cake anyway.
Regardless of how you like your brownies, today is the perfect time to treat your sweet tooth. So here is an unbiased roundup of a few life-changing brownies in the country you’ll ever have the pleasure of eating.
This is one of the go-to places for your Hollywoodland celebrities. They serve over 31 unique varieties of amazing brownies. One of the specialties includes 24k gold carat-covered brownies.
If you are looking for something simple, try their “Plain Jane” with good ol’ fudge and choco brownie. Go for the “Jolt” with espresso cream cheese brownie batter, peanut butter, crushed peanuts, and chocolate chips, if you’re feeling adventurous.
The Parisian-born pastry top chef invented the cronut ( croissant-donut hybrid pastry). Their brownies are juicy and perfectly topped with delicious icing, there’s no way you’ll be able to resist.
Their French brownies are insanely good and a must-try item on the menu. Cafe Madeleine’s open kitchen brings the authentic flavors of Paris to Boston.
A vast selection of brownies makes this place a must-not-miss destination. Visit this location for insanely good-looking brownies which will literally send you into raptures.