First of all grease the pan and preheat the oven to 350º F or 325º F, 176 ºC, Gas mark.
The next step is to melt 8 ounces of unsweetened chocolate and 1 cup of butter over low heat. While the chocolate and butter are beginning to melt, Remove chocolate mixture from stove and set aside to cool slightly.
Toast the nuts ( fry in pan until light brown).
Mix 1-1/2 cups flour and 1 teaspoon of salt in a separate bowl with a wire whisk.
In a mixing bowl, add 5 eggs, 3 cups of sugar and 1 tablespoon of vanilla. Mix for 10 minutes.
While the mixer is running slowly add the chocolate mixture to the egg mixture. If a stand mixer is unavailable, add the chocolate a little at a time between mixing.
In this recipe no need to add baking powder or soda, when the egg mixture gets much volume from mixing it for 10 minutes. While mixing gradually add in the flour.
Hands stir-in the nuts. Next, carefully put mixture into prepared pan for baking.
Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Do not over bake. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into squares.
This recipe makes 24 to 30 squares, depending on how it’s cut.
These brownies could be frosted, but it’s really not necessary. They are wonderful just.