Brownie Truffle Bars

Brownie Truffle Bars Author: Canadian Living Credits: Brownie Truffle Bars

The extra chocolate layer on top makes these brownies a true treat.

  • Portion size 32 servings
  • Credits : Holiday Best: 2005

Ingredients

  • 6 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter cubed
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup quartered walnut
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
Truffle Icing:
  • 6 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Method

Line 9-inch (2.5 L) square metal cake pan with parchment paper; set aside.

In heatproof bowl over saucepan of hot (not boiling) water, melt chocolate with butter, stirring until smooth; let cool for 10 minutes.

In separate large bowl, whisk together sugar, eggs, vanilla and salt ; whisk in chocolate mixture. Add walnuts and flour; stir just until incorporated. Scrape into prepared pan.

Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out with a few moist crumbs clinging, about 25 minutes. Chill until cold, 2 hours.

Truffle icing: In heatproof bowl over saucepan of hot (not boiling) water, melt together chocolate, cream and vanilla, stirring until smooth; spread over brownie base. Chill until almost firm; cut into bars. Chill until firm, about 2 hours. Recut bars. (Make-ahead: Wrap and refrigerate in airtight container for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 1 month.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per bar:</b> about

  • Sodium 38 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 153.0
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 29 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 14 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 4.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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