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how come my batter looks like rice-shaped after mixing the brown sugar, butter and eggs?

I am making brownies

asked by Lim007 over 1 year ago

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drbabs
drbabs

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added over 1 year ago

What do you mean by rice shaped? Curdled? Once you add the chocolate and stir in the flour, it should all come together.

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Lim007
added over 1 year ago

yeah, curdled, but it did mix well after adding the chocolate and flour.
But I would like to know how come it became like this, is it because my butter wasn't soft enough before beating ?

drbabs
drbabs

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added over 1 year ago

It's usually because the butter and eggs are at different temperatures, which makes it difficult for the fats in the egg yolk and butter to blend with the water content from the egg whites and butter so an emulsion can’t be formed.

Lim007
added over 1 year ago

Oh okay, thanks for your help :)

BerryBaby
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added over 1 year ago

The butter and sugar should be mixed and incorporated before adding the eggs. Then add the eggs one at a time mixing after each one just until blended. Most importantly both butter and eggs should he at room temperature.

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