I should hire @MirandaBerman to write titles for all my recipes. These are sexy, rich brownies topped with just a touch of sea salt. Best served while wearing nothing but an apron.
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Lightly grease an 8"x8" square pan. Set aside.
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  3. Fill a small saucepan about 2" high with tap water. Cover with a heat-proof bowl to create a double-boiler.
  4. Turn heat up to high and melt 6 tablespoons unsalted butter and 4 ounces semisweet chocolate chips in the bowl, whisking frequently. Carefully remove bowl from pot and turn off heat.
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  5. Transfer melted chocolate and butter into a mixing bowl and whisk in 1/8 cup unsweetened cocoa, 1 cup sugar, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/2 cup flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add 1/2 cup water and whisk until mixture is very smooth.
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  6. Pour into prepared pan and bake 18-20 minutes or until top is shiny and few crumbs cling to an inserted toothpick.
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  7. Cool just until the brownies are warm to the touch.
  8. Cut into squares and top each square with a few flakes of Maldon or pink Himalayan salt.
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