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How can I alter this brownie recipe to make it chewier and more moist?

350 for 30 minutes seems like a likely source of at least part of the problem to me. If you like a chewy brownie, those happen by not baking them to death (where you get cakey, dry things they call ...
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Is there a possible substitute for sugar in creamed butter?

What you'll want to look at are cake recipes from Japan or Taiwan, since they have adapted traditional French techniques for the usually less-sweet East Asian palette. One of the substitions that ends ...
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Making caramel sauce with yogurt instead of milk

The issue I foresee with heating yogurt up to high temperatures is curdling. The results may not be totally objectionable, but I would expect a certain amount of graininess in the final texture. We ...
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Making caramel sauce with yogurt instead of milk

I can't see a reason why it wouldn't work. Caveat, I haven't made it with yogurt myself, but it sounds definitively worth trying out, and I'd estimate the risk of unpleasant surprises as quite low. ...
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How can I alter this brownie recipe to make it chewier and more moist?

Two excellent answers already, but a couple of other things you can try rather than using the bran buds to add fibre to your diet You can buy bran flour, AKA wheat bran. This will behave a bit better ...
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Black beans instead of red beans for chili con carne?

If you’re planning to just heat the beans through, you can probably just use the recipe as-is, as canned beans are already cooked. If you are trying to cook the beans until they fall apart and mash ...
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Would Bulgur be a good substitute for barley in soup?

Depends on the type of bulgur, and the type of barley. Good substitution: #4 bulgur for pearled barley Bad substitution: #1 bulgur for raw barley This is because large-grain bulgur is fairly similar ...
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How can I alter this brownie recipe to make it chewier and more moist?

Over baking the brownies will lead the dryness issue, although you might be able to counteract this with either oil or some sort of vegetable or fruit purée. (But those can also make it a bit more ...
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Can I use egg whites instead of whole eggs in meatballs?

While egg whites have a lower protein content than yolk, they should be fine as a binder in a meatball situation. Seems like a good use for extra egg whites.
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Difference between wine and sparkling wine in cooking?

Sparkling wines are more acidic than most still wines, and the acidity will be noticeable in your food even after cooking. They are not more acidic than some acidic wines like Vinho Verde, though, so ...
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Is there a possible substitute for sugar in creamed butter?

Cake recipes are often quite finely balanced between flour, liquids, fat and sugar ratios, and if you change the recipe too much, you risk failure. I'm a keen home baker, but I have had my share of ...
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What is table cream? I live in US and have never heard term

It’s not going to be possible to answer this question without knowing what the origin of the recipe is. ‘Table cream’ is a dairy product that’s put on the table for people to add as they deem fit. ...
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How can I alter this brownie recipe to make it chewier and more moist?

I'd approach the problem from a different direction. I'd start with a good brownie recipe and modify that by adding your All Bran. This looks more like a fairly rich chocolate cake made as a traybake ...
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I am unable to eat tomatoes. What can I use instead, especially in soups?

Better than substituting is making a soup that doesn't use tomato in the first place. Examples include: Leek and potato Pea and ham French onion Cream of (chicken, mushroom, etc.) The runnier kinds ...
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Making caramel sauce with yogurt instead of milk

Asker here -- I went ahead and made some yogurt caramel, and it turned out wonderful! The tartness happened to come out confident yet blended with my amounts, and I like it much better than I would a ...
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Is there a possible substitute for sugar in creamed butter?

They are a bit of a pain to find, at least in my area, but sugars other than sucrose that are not as sweet would be one approach that could work. The most common sources I'm aware of tend to be home-...
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vegan meringue substitute without aquafaba for cake

Use aquafaba from some other kind of beans. White kidney beans seem to work well. Chickpea aquafaba is the most popular because it's the most neutral-tasting, and is a bit easier to work with. But ...
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Carrot cake substitute's

Looking at the ingredients for Annie's organic pancake mix, it contains flour, sugar, oil, baking powder, and salt. These are the ingredients to consider reducing in your recipe, along with anything ...
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What is a reasonable substitute for Korean soybean paste (also known as "Doenjang " or 된장 or 된醬)?

Doenjang is fairly similar to miso, in ingredients, taste, and (distantly) how it’s made. It’s an entirely acceptable substitute. Shiro miso is probably the closest variety.
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Butternut, spaghetti, or acorn squash, which is the best substitute for pumpkin in pumpkin pie?

The pumpkin that constitutes the majority of canned pumpkin purée is the Dickinson pumpkin. However, it’s not a staple in supermarkets during the year and unless you got your hands on it on a farmers ...
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What is table cream? I live in US and have never heard term

I don’t know either but I bought some and the description does NOT match what is being said of it. It seems more like butter than cream. I am still confused. The stuff I bought is a soft paste or ...
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Preserving sweetness during baking without sugar

Unfortanately with low carb cooking - different sweetners work better with some recipes than others. Allulose is my favorite sugar alternative. It does not affect blood sugar - AT ALL (as a previous ...
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Can I substitute buttermilk by curdling coconut milk with acid?

Yes,it can! Coconut buttermilk - made with full fat coconut milk and vinegar can be substituted in most recipes for baking. It's a wonderful alternative for those who are dairy intolerant or vegan. It ...
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How can I alter this brownie recipe to make it chewier and more moist?

Two more suggestions from me. First, there's a fairly straightforward substitute here. It's not only the bran that sucks up your water, but also the cocoa powder. You can substitute dark chocolate ...
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What does egg do for baked grated cheese?

When egg is cooked it becomes solid so in this recipe it is part of the substance of the finished product, holding the cheese together and contributing substance and flavour. If you have ever had an ...
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Aligot's texture is off - too solid, not runny/liquid enough

Yogurt is very high acidity compared with cream, as well as having some enzyme and bacterial action from the culture. Presumably you were using a low-lactose cheese as well. And you didn't have a ...
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I am unable to eat tomatoes. What can I use instead, especially in soups?

My stomach doesnt love tomato at all. Since a few years I only eat white pizza when ordering. For other dishes that uses a tomato paste you can replace it with a pumpkin paste. Lasagna with pumpkin ...
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I am unable to eat tomatoes. What can I use instead, especially in soups?

Carrots, tamarind, bilimbu, olives, unripe mangoes, beets, vinegar, basil, oregano just depends on what you need tomato Flavor for. These substitutions are good for some replacements but not others.
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Chilis that taste like habanero

Among the standard Habaneros, I've only analyzed the taste of the Orange Habanero (which has a citrusy taste), but Orange Scotch Bonnets taste pretty similar to those. They're pretty hot still, but ...
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Chilis that taste like habanero

So the chilies that taste most like habaneros are... habaneros. I once carefully halved a bunch of habanero peppers and cut away the white ribs and seeds with a razor blade, leaving no hint of white. ...
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