Happy Halloween!

 

 

 

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Here is a sweet treat that is great from halloween to halloween and everyday in between!

Enjoy ~ v

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Truffle Brownies

  • 1 1/4  c butter (don’t freak out, it’s just butter!)
  • 3/4 c baking cocoa
  • 3 T flour
  • 1 c + 1 T sugar, divided
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 2 tsp vanilla

Heat oven to 425; spray bottom only of a 9 inch square cake pan with non-stick spray.

melt butter over low heat; stir in cocoa and 1 cup sugar; remove from heat, cooling about 5 minutes; stir in flour and vanilla; add yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

In a large bowl, beat egg whites with the remaining 1 T sugar until soft peaks form; gradually fold in chocolate mixture. spoon into prepared pan. Bake 18 – 20 minutes or until edges (not center) become firm. The center will remain soft ~ cool, cut into 1 inch pieces then refrigerate or serve warm… garnish with confectioner’s sugar and fresh berries and whipped cream, or…

on a large round platter, make concentric circles with chocolate sauce or softened chocolate ganache… I have a squeeze bottle that I use. With a wooden skewer or butter knife, drag through the chocolate TOWARDS center, creating a “spiderweb” effect!  Place small brownies throughout web; dust with confectioner’s sugar… top with CLEAN FAKE plastic spider!ImageImageImageImageImageImageImage

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