Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen
Episode: Potluck Party
Total:
2 hr 10 min
Active:
45 min
Yield:
9 large brownies
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
2 hr 10 min
Active:
45 min
Yield:
9 large brownies
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Brownies:
  • 4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate 
  • 1 cup sugar 
  • 2 eggs 
  • 1/2 cup flour 
  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso powder 
  • Pinch salt 
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 
Caramel:
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons flaky sea salt 
  • Ice cream, for serving 

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

For the brownies: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment.

Melt the butter and chocolate together in a shallow heatproof bowl set over a saucepan with 1 or 2 inches of simmering water. Stir until completely melted and smooth.

Transfer the melted chocolate mixture to a medium bowl and stir in the sugar. Let cool, then whisk in the eggs, one at a time. Stir in the flour, espresso powder, salt and vanilla, and pour into the prepared baking pan.

Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool completely.

For the caramel: While the brownies are baking, heat the sugar and 1/3 cup water in a heavy-bottomed medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, swirling the pan but not stirring; cook until the mixture turns a golden amber color. Remove from the heat and immediately add the butter, swirling to combine; take great care to keep the pan at a distance when adding the butter, as the caramel will bubble up and foam. When the bubbling has subsided and the butter and caramel are combined, add the cream and vanilla and stir to incorporate. Set aside to cool.

Lift the cooled brownies out of the pan, cut into squares and place on a serving platter. Drizzle with the caramel and sprinkle with the sea salt. Serve with ice cream.

Categories:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Salted Caramels

Recipe courtesy of Julia Baker

Salted Caramel Cupcake

Recipe courtesy of Mary Sarain

Salted Caramel Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Salted Caramel Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Salted Caramel Milkshake

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Salted Caramel Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Melt Ice Creams

Salted Caramel Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Tia Mowry

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Luke Nguyen's France

7:30am | 6:30c

Luke Nguyen's France

8:30am | 7:30c

Luke Nguyen's France

9:30am | 8:30c

Cupcake Wars

10am | 9c

Cupcake Wars

11am | 10c

Cupcake Wars

12pm | 11c

Cupcake Wars

1pm | 12c

Cheap Eats

2pm | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cheap Eats

3pm | 2c

Cheap Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cheap Eats

4pm | 3c

Cheap Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Cheap Eats

5pm | 4c

Cheap Eats

5:30pm | 4:30c

Cheap Eats

6pm | 5c

Cheap Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Great Food Truck Rally

8pm | 7c

Man Fire Food

9:30pm | 8:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

1am | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30am | 12:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here