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Condensed milk fudge swirl brownie. Millionaire Brownies Recipe - Lifestyle FOOD. Featuring a caramel layer and candied pecans, this decadent chocolate brownie treat is one to indulge in. Method 1. Put the oven on to 180 degrees celsius. To make the base, pulse in a food processor all of the base ingredients, until it forms a dough. Press firmly into lined brownie tin and bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes.

To make the brownie layer, melt the butter and chocolate and set aside. Whisk the eggs and sugars until thick and pale, pour in the chocolate mixture and combine, then fold in the flour, baking powder and cocoa and the dark and white chocolate chips. 2. Tell us what you think in the comments below. Fudgy Banana Bars with Vanilla Bean Browned Butter Glaze. Fudgy is the only word that describes the bars. They’re the banana equivalent of moist, fudgy brownies with zero traces of cakiness. The bars are rich, soft, supremely moist, and tooth-sinkingly dense and satisfying.

If you’re looking for a fluffy slice of banana cake or banana bread, they’re not that. They’re adapted from my Lemon Lemonies, the lemon equivalent of fudgy brownies. The dense texture of the Lemonies was so perfect and unlike anything else I had ever made. I kept thinking about them and it dawned on me that maybe I could do the same thing with bananas. It’s an easy, no-mixer recipe and the glaze makes the bars go from really darn good to out-of-this world amazing.

The secrets are browned butter and glorious specks of vanilla beans. If you’ve never browned butter, read this tutorial. After pouring the glaze over the warm bars, it seeps down and soaks in, and makes the bars even moister and softer. Print Recipe Fudgy is the only word that describes the bars. Ingredients: Banana Blondies. These Browned Butter Banana Blondies with brown sugar frosting are OUT OF CONTROL delicious. I feel a little bit like a blogger-failure. I haven’t tried zucchini noodles yet, or cauliflower rice or even made a SINGLE GREEN SMOOTHIE in all my life. (btw, follow me on Pinterest) … Ok, that was decidedly ALL blogger. The reason I’m thinking about my “career” as a food blogger is because I just got a new car. So like, do I put BLOGGER? And then ALL THE QUESTIONS…you make MONEY blogging? SO yeah. And really, is it possible to be considered a food blogger is you haven’t tried zucchini noodles yet? So I stared at the application trying to come up with a fancy way to write “blogger”.. kind of like Sanitation Engineer…or Nail Technician.

I ended up putting “Website Publisher”, which I thought at the time sounded super grown up and profesh. Until the guy came out and asked me what that meant. Also, buying a car gives me hives. SO anyway. Let’s now talk blondies. These are Banana Blondies. Exactly. Notes. Banana Brownies - Page 2 of 2 - Back for Seconds. Banana Brownies You will go bananas over these Fudgy White Chocolate Banana Brownies! The chewy, fudgy, dense texture of a brownie with dreamy banana flavor! SO so good!! Ingredients 1/4 cup unsalted butter 4oz white chocolate 2 Medium mashed bananas 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all purpose flour Directions Butterscotch Brownies Banana Fudge Brownie Pie White Chocolate Brownies Best Banana Cake. Banana Bread Bars with Vanilla Bean Browned Butter Glaze. I love banana bread anything and could eat it every day and not get sick of it.

I have 40+ banana bread and banana recipes but no banana bread bars. What? Time to change that. The bars combine two of my favorite recipes into one: Cream-Cheese Filled Banana Bread and Fudgy Banana Bread Bars with Vanilla Bean Browned Butter Glaze. It’s a fast and easy recipe that uses melted coconut oil so there’s no butter to cream and no mixer to dirty. I love baking with coconut oil for muffins, cakes, bread, cookies and more. Sour cream (or Greek yogurt) is extra insurance for a soft, springy, bouncy, fluffy loaf. The glaze is adapted from Fudgy Banana Bread Bars with Vanilla Bean Browned Butter Glaze. If you’ve never browned butter, read this tutorial. After pouring the glaze over the warm bars, it seeps down and soaks in, and makes the bars even moister and softer. The bars are dense enough to be satisfying but is still perfectly light, fluffy, and packed with rich banana flavor. Print Recipe. Vanilla Cake with Vanilla Bean Browned Butter Glaze. This is my new favorite vanilla cake and I was in vanilla heaven.

I didn’t miss chocolate one bit as I was going to town on this vanilla number. Some of my fondest birthday cake memories growing up are of white sheet cakes with inch-thick pink frosting and big frosting roses that my mom had made for me from a local bakery. Some people avoid thick, abundant frosting but those are the pieces I seek out. In honor of its 125th birthday on September 28, McCormick has released a new vanilla extract, Extra Rich Pure Vanilla Extract, to help celebrate. McCormick marks its 125th anniversary by celebrating the role flavor plays in all of our lives, inspiring flavorful conversation, and giving back to communities around the world.

The new vanilla is 25% stronger than classic vanilla and it’s a perfect balance between sweet caramel and bourbon-rummy flavors. Coupled with the same Vanilla Bean Browned Butter Glaze I recently made for Banana Bread Bars, I was in vanilla happy-land. Print Recipe. Dutch Butter Cake | Kevin & Amanda. The Netherlands are famous for a rich, buttery delicacy called Dutch Boterkoek. AKA Butter Cake. Yes, this is a cake that’s ALL about butter!!

:) It’s a very soft, buttery cake with the texture of a cookie. It’s like an ultra soft, super decadent shortbread. But it’s also super, super easy to make at home — you only need four ingredients!! The flavor and texture of this cake is honestly out of this world!! Here’s all you need to get baking: sugar, flour, butter, and salt. These simple ingredients allow the flavor of the butter to really shine through. However, believe me when I say you can use any kind of your favorite butter and this cake will be fabulous!! Note: I used unsalted butter here, but if you want to use salted, just omit the salt in this recipe. Melt the butter and mix with the flour, sugar, and salt until just combined. I didn’t brown the butter this time, but I bet a Brown Butter Butter Cake version would be out of this world!!! Enjoy!! Ingredients: Directions: Thick & Chewy Better Than The Boxed Brownies - Life Made Simple.

Apple Squares Recipe. Caramel Brownies. Last year, I posted about caramel brownies and I think it's time to visit them again. These babies are really one of my favorite desserts, EVER. You need them in your life. {And on your hips.} Caramel Brownies 2/3 c. evaporated milk, divided 14 oz. pkg. caramels 3/4 c. butter, melted 1 pkg. 1 c. chocolate chips 1/2 c. chopped pecans Preheat oven to 350.

Melt caramels with 1/3 c. evaporated milk over low heat. Combine the melted butter, remaining 1/3 c. evaporated milk and cake mix. Spread 1/2 the batter into an ungreased 13 X 9" pan. {This is how it will look after the first layer has cooked.} Sprinkle the top with the chocolate chips and pecans. Spread melted caramels over the chips and nuts. Drop remaining cake batter on top. Bake an additional 15-20 minutes. { spread!}

{Hellooooo, brownies. One more tip on these...don't overbake them. One question for all of to YOU say "caramel? " Related posts: Sweet & Salty Brownies. Have you heard of Baked? The bakery in New York and South Carolina? Maybe you've heard of the Baked: New Frontiers in Baking cookbook. Maybe just maybe, if you saw pumpkin whoopie pies on Martha Stewart or on a blog, like here, chances are the recipe was a version from the guys of Baked. Baked's owners, Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, have a brand new, beautiful cookbook out now, called Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented . The book itself is gorgeous, with lots of photos and original takes on classic recipes. So far, we've tried Pumpkin Cheddar Muffins *faints* and these Sweet & Salty Brownies.

If you like the sweet and salty combo, prepare yourselves. Sweet & Salty Brownie {from Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented Caramel: 1 c. sugar 2 TBSP light corn syrup 1/2 c. heavy cream 1 tsp fleur de sel *(see note) 1/4 c. sour cream {Working with a thermometer always makes me a little nervous. Make the Brownie: Preheat oven to 350.

Add the flour mixture. Cinnamon Roll Sugar Cookie Bars. Cinnamon rolls meet sugar cookies meets a quicker method and what do you get? These amazing Cinnamon Roll Sugar Cookie Bars. Sugar cookie bars were one of the first recipes I posted and back then I had all these ideas for different sugar cookie bars that I wanted to make. Time went by I sort of forgot about that cinnamon swirl version I wanted to create then suddenly one day I remembered again. Yeah that’s how I work I guess. If you like cinnamon rolls and if you like sugar cookies then put these on your must try list. No, scratch that. The dough for these is fairly sticky. Cinnamon Roll Sugar Cookie Bars Ingredients 2 1/4 cups + 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour 2 Tbsp cornstarch 1 Tbsp cinnamon 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 3 1/2 Tbsp powdered milk 10 Tbsp unsalted butter, softenend 2/3 cup packed light-brown sugar 1/3 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 3 Tbsp sour cream 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Cream Cheese Frosting Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Apple Pie Bars. Any day is a good day for apple pie, right? To me apple pie isn’t just a Fall and Thanksgiving dessert, I want apple pie all through out the year. Why have such a good thing only once a year? Also, why stick with an ordinary pie? I love turning things into bar form. These are everything you get in an apple pie but in perfect, hand hold-able, individual bars. These are one of my favorite things I’ve blogged yet.

I’m so excited with how well they turned out. Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp salt 12 Tbsp salted butter, cold and diced into cubes 1/4 cup +2 Tbsp buttermilk, chilled 1 egg yolk 2 1/4 lbs granny smith apples (about 6 medium apples) 2 1/2 Tbsp orange juice 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup packed light-brown sugar 1 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1 egg white 1 1/2 Tbsp Raw Turbinado sugar 1/4 tsp cinnamon Vanilla Glaze 1 cup powdered sugar 2 Tbsp half and half (milk could be substituted) 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Directions. Old Fashioned Ultra Chewy Brownies with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting.

We all have our favorite type of brownie. Some of us like them ooeey gooey, some of us like them chewy. Some like a more modern brownie that’s ultra rich and nearly bittersweet, and some of us like them sweet and mild – more of a milk chocolate brownie. Well, chewy milk chocolate brownie lovers, this post if for you (I still don’t quite understand the semi-sweet chocolate craze. I don’t like bittersweet, I like sweet. Old Fashioned Ultra Chewy Brownies with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder* 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 Tbsp milk 1 recipe Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting, recipe follows Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting 5 oz cream cheese, softened 3 Tbsp butter, softened 1/2 tsp vanilla 2 cups powdered sugar 2 Tbsp cocoa powder Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Notes. Salted Carmelitas. Carmelitas will always be one of my weaknesses. Yes of course they are loaded with calories but once in a while it is so worth it. I mean how can you resist a oatmeal cookie bar that is sandwiched with a layer of two kinds of chocolate chips and a layer of silky smooth salted caramel? I know when they are around I most definitely can’t resist them. I adapted this recipe slightly from Lulu the Baker (very cute blog by the way). Ingredients 32 caramels, unwrapped (such as Kraft) 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp table salt 10 Tbsp salted butter 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips* coarse sea salt Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Triple Vanilla Blondies. Share on Pinterest Who doesn’t love a delicious and incredibly easy dessert? The better question is, who doesn’t love blondies?

Their taste and texture is similar to chewy chocolate chip cookies, with all the butter and brown sugar they contain they may even have you thinking of caramel, and for the rare occasion when you just aren’t in the mood for chocolate – what comes next? Vanilla. I wanted to create a blondie that didn’t leave you wondering what the standout flavor was supposed to be so I made these as titled, Triple Vanilla Blondies, with vanilla flavor coming from three sources. They are layered with those incredible little vanilla bean seeds that pack a lot of sweet, natural flavor, along with a generous amount of vanilla extract (considering there is only 1 cup of flour), and they are finished of by folding in plenty of vanilla chips. P.S. if you want to really indulge, serve these warm with vanilla bean ice cream (for even more vanilla flavor) and caramel sauce.

Ingredients. Lemon Creme Crumb Bars. Share on Pinterest Imagine a thick crumb bar with two layers similar to the struesel on top of a muffin, then picture sandwiching those layers together with a lemon creme filling that is similar to a lemon bar. Doesn’t that sound amazing? Well it is, and here you have it. To give you an idea of how delicious these really are, I made these yesterday and we finished most of them off. My husband gets home from work today carrying a gallon of milk, so I ask him, “what’s the milk for? He replies, “I’ve been dreaming about those lemon bars all day and wanted to make sure we had some milk to go with them.

I thought it was funny because we always have some kind of sweet at our house because of how much I bake, and we always have milk – I rarely run out. Share on Pinterest Ingredients Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Red Velvet Brownies with Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting. Lemon Cream Pie Bars. Raspberry Crumb Bars. Banana Bars with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting. Gingered Lemon Bars Recipe. Salted Butterscotch Blondies. Dulce de Leche Brownie Recipe. Lemon Mascarpone Blondies Recipe. Lemon Bars Recipe. Katharine Hepburn Brownies. Fudgy Chocolate Brownies Recipe.