Mocha Brownies with Chipolte Chilies
This recipe makes 16 servings
- Portion size: 16
- 3 3dried chipotle chili pepperdried chipotle chili peppers
- 1/3 cup 1/3cupbutter
- 4 oz 4ozbittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
- 3 oz 3ozunsweetened chocolate, coarsely chopped
- 2 tsp 2tspinstant coffee granules
- 1 cup 1cupsugar
- 2 2eggeggs
- 1 tsp 1tspvanilla
- 1/2 cup 1/2cupflour
- 1 pinch 1pinchsalt
- 1/2 cup 1/2cupwhipping cream
- Cocoa powder
Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
In bowl, cover chilies in hot water; soak for 20 minutes or until very soft. Drain well. Stem, seed and finely chop.
In saucepan over medium heat, melt together butter, 2 ounces (60 g) of the bittersweet chocolate, the unsweetened chocolate and coffee granules until smooth. Let cool slightly.
Whisk in sugar. Whisk in eggs, 1 at a time, and vanilla. Stir in reserved chilies and remaining bittersweet chocolate. Stir in flour and salt.
Scrape batter into greased and parchment paper lined 8-inch (2 L) square metal cake pan; bake in centre of oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until cake tester inserted in centre comes out with a few moist crumbs clinging. Let cool in pan on rack. Cut into squares.
In bowl, whip cream. Serve each square with dollop of cream and sprinkle of cocoa powder.