The Baked Spicy Brownie

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The Sugary, Spicy, Very Nice Treat
Chocolate and chili have become a classic pairing, and Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, owners of the Brooklyn bakery Baked and authors of the forthcoming book Baked Elements, have hit upon a winning formula in their spiced brownies. They use ancho chili, which has a mild heat and fruity sweetness; you'll taste a warm sensation after you've swallowed a bite.

Get the recipe: The Baked Spicy Brownie