Towards the middle of the baking this has the most gorgeous smell, which runs like streamers through your home when you take the brownies out of the oven. This is my friend
In a clean bowl, whisk the egg whites until soft peaks form. In another large bowl, whisk the egg yolks with the sugar and vanilla until creamy, then fold in the flour. Add the cooled chocolate and butter, mixing well, and then fold in the whites until everything is thoroughly mixed.
Scrape out every drop into your tray and put in the
If you are going to fill and ice the brownie, cut it in half across the long side. Whip the cream, icing sugar and vanilla together until firm peaks form and spread over the top of one piece. Scatter with the strawberries and then put the other piece of cake on top to make a sandwich.
For the icing, gently melt the chocolate and cream together in a small saucepan, stirring all the time. As soon as it is smooth, take from the heat. Add a few more drops of cream, if needed, so that it will drip onto the cake. Spread the icing all over the top of the cake, letting some dribble over the edges. Wait for the icing to set before cutting.
For brownies, cut the cake into
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