Brownies (along with banana pudding and hot fudge sundaes and cannolis), are one of my many weakness. A while back, I received a jar of brownie mix from Spoon Catering in the mail. The mix baked up very well—dark and fudgey with a crackly surface. So when I found myself on 20th Street the other day, I couldn't help but stop into tbsp, the retail storefront of Spoon Catering, hoping to find a brownie as swoon-worthy as the mix.
Brownies run $2 for a 3-inch square, plain only, no walnut studded numbers for us nut lovers. The store bought brownies bore that same thick crackling surface, only with an interior that was less chocolatey, and leaned more towards cake than fudge, unlike the mix. Verdict? You’re better off with the mix, especially when you can eat it hot, straight from your oven in all its ooey chocolate-rich glory.
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