Salted Caramel Brownies

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These are every bit as rich, decadent, and indulgent as they look. A super thick and fudgy brownie filled with chocolate chips topped which a sticky layer of salted caramel. If you’re into ooey, gooey, and fudgy– you do not want to miss out on this recipe.

I mean, really. Stop what you are doing and make these brownies.

Ok. Let’s talk about this recipe.

It is so, SO, so easy. I simply used my current favorite homemade brownie recipe (from these Triple Decker Bars) and a jar of caramel sauce sprinkled with sea salt.

I adore this brownie recipe. Which says a lot, because anyone who knows me knows that I am a box-mix-brownie girl. But these brownies? I’d pick these over a box mix. Let’s talk about what makes them so thick and fudgy… basically, it comes down to using a few really good ingredients: butter, sugar, eggs, CHOCOLATE, a little bit of cocoa powder to intensify the flavor, and a little flour.

The proportions of the ingredients are really important to the fudginess of these brownies. You’ll see that compared to the amount of flour there is a LOT of butter and sugar. And no leavening agents at all like baking soda or baking powder. This makes the brownies very dense, exactly how I like them. This recipe also calls for both chocolate and cocoa powder. The chocolate (use a good quality baking chocolate if you can rather than chocolate chips) give these brownies that deep chocolate flavor intensified by the cocoa powder.

Salted Caramel Brownies
Salted Caramel Brownies

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • approximately 10 ounces caramel sauce
  • coarse sea salt

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat to 350ºF. Lightly grease a 9×9 baking dish.
  2. Melt together the butter and the semi sweet chocolate. Let cool slightly.
  3. Stir in the sugar and the eggs. Mix in the flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Fold in the chocolate chips.

You can find complete recipes of this Salted Caramel Brownies in somethingswanky.com

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