Chocolatey Brownie Skillet


  • 1/4 pound butter
  • 5 1/2 ounces chocolate at least 75% 
  • ½ cup of chocolate chips 
  • 3  eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 heaped teaspoon all-purpose flour for the chocolate chips 
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Melt the butter and the chocolate (not the chips)  in the microwave, about 1 and ½  minute do it in 30-second intervals, and give it a stir. Set aside to cool. 
  3. In a large bowl, stir together the eggs, vanilla, and sugar. 
  4. Stir the chocolate mixture into the egg mixture and allow it to cool to room temperature.
  5.  In another bowl, sieve together 1/4 cup of flour, the baking powder, and salt and add to the chocolate mixture.
  6. Toss together the remaining 1/2 cup of chocolate chips and one heaped teaspoon of flour in a bowl and add them to the chocolate mixture. 
  7. Spoon the mixture into 2 small cast iron skillets and place them on a sheet pan.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes, check for doneness. 
  9. Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.