Omg yes I don't know why cake style brownies are even a thing, completely different texture and not what a brownie is supposed to be. For that might as well just have chocolate cake.
Also, cake like donuts are far inferior to doughy donuts but they only get a pass because they are suitable for those who like dipping their donuts in coffee.
It wasn't a balk, the TV announcers didn't understand what the call initially was so they said maybe it was a balk but that's not what the umps called. It's just the rule about not intentionally using any part of your uniform to touch the ball, not really a specific name for that call.