Friday, October 17, 2008

Kahlua Fudge Brownies

Every now and then, you get sent a recipe that sounds so good, you have to clean drool out of your keyboard. For me, folks, this is that recipe.

Kahlua Fudge Brownies recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup peanut oil (or walnut oil - heck, use whatever you've got, if necessary)
  • 1/4 cup espresso powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup chopped pecans (though, wouldn't pine nuts be great in this recipe?)
  • 1/4 cup Kahlua

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl. Heat the chocolate chips and butter in a saucepan over low heat until blended, stirring frequently.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.
  4. Combine sugar, peanut oil, espresso, and eggs in a bowl, beating for 5 minutes and occasionally scraping sides of bowl.
  5. Add chocolate mixture and beat until just blended, then add flour mixture and beat again.
  6. Stir in pecans. Spoon batter into a greased 9 x 13-inch baking pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until edges pull from the side of the pan. Cool until lukewarm on a wire rack.
  7. Pour Kahlua into a spray bottle and spray onto warm brownies. Let stand until completely cool.
  8. To serve, cut into 3 x 4-inch brownies and microwave until just warm. Split each bar horizontally into halves and sandwich with a scoop of ice cream. Top with whipped cream and/or fresh strawberries or raspberries.

Enjoy!

13 comments:

Sandra Carvalho said...

Oh my!It looks yummy!!!
xoxo

cherscrap23 said...

Those sound sooooooo good! *love the look of your blog*

Regina Bertrand said...

sounds wonderful!

1stopmom said...

I am not sure how strange this is but I swear while reading your post I could smell brownies!lol

Nessa said...

OMG, I gained a few pounds just reading this, i'll gain a few more when i make them tomorrow, Yummmmmmm

Jentifa said...

OMG those sound amazing. Items are on the grocery list for sure :-) Thanks for sharing.

Jenni Jiggety said...

I can't eat the nuts but those sound really YUMMY!

Petra a.k.a The Wise (*Young*) Mommy said...

YUM!

OLLIE MCKAY ~ A Chic Boutique For Girls Who Shop and Girls Who Golf ~ And lots of Yada in between~ Enjoy! said...

Oh Boy. . . . there isn't much I like better than fabulous brownies! And this recipe looks like a winner - can't wait to try it! Thanks for sharing with all of us! P.S.. Your drop box does not show up for (I have Int. Explorer and believe you have to put the code in on your blog to make it show up for those using IE ???) Thanks!

Mike Golch said...

saw you blog liste on the million blog site. I'm number 984. i hope that you and you hubby are having a great day!

Beat Black said...

wow, this sounds incredible. I'll have to try it out next time I have company :)

Tina said...

alcoholic brownies! sounds good to me ;)

Jen said...

mmmm...sounds good! Starred it in my google reader for later!

 
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