I really liked this brand’s Lemon Poppyseed mix, so I thought I’d give the brownies a try. At $6.89 to make a 8×8 pan, I hoped I wouldn’t be wasting my money.
The brownies mixed up very thick, and it was a bit difficult to spread evenly. The mixture seemed a bit grainy, but smelled wonderful. After baking, I tried a small square and wasn’t impressed- the texture was still grainy & gritty and had the distinct rice flour taste that I am not too crazy about. (insert disappointing sigh here). However, I let the brownies sit for 24 hours and tried them again cold. I couldn’t believe they were the same! They were still a bit grainy but now tasted fudgy and chewy with a mild sweet flavor, more of the traditional brownie experience I was hoping for. So, let these sit a while before indulging- you’ll be glad you waited.
Pros: great chocolate flavor
Cons: grainy, “rice”taste to them, cool completely before serving for best taste