Celebrate My New Home & Triple Layer Orgasmic Brownies!
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To celebrate the launch of my new home, I have a decadent dessert to share with you today!
I woke up the other morning dying to make some brownies. Not just your average brownies, but soft, and fudgie, oozing with caramel, with a hint of coconut, and topped with a layer of luscious cream cheese! OMG – this is one orgasmic brownie!
I set out to create a recipe that would be worthy of sharing with you at the launch of my new site, and with all the dads for Father’s Day, this weekend.
There are several steps to this recipe, but they’re all simple. Be sure to read the instructions thoroughly , and sort out all the ingredients – you’re going to love these!
Triple Layer Orgasmic Brownies!
5 1/2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
2 1/2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
2 cups granulated sugar
1 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
14 ounce can Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 package caramels (35 caramels)
1 cup shredded Coconut, unsweetened
Cream Cheese Layer:
2 (8 ounce)packages Cream Cheese, room temperature
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs, room temperature
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Brownies: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line a 9x13 baking pan with heavy-duty foil and spray with non-stick spray.
Place chocolates in a medium heatproof bowl. Place over (not touching) simmering water in a saucepan and heat, stirring occasionally, until completely melted and smooth. Remove from heat and whisk in butter, until weel mixed. Let cool slightly.
Place eggs in a stand mixer fitted with the whip attachment (or use a handheld mixer). On low speed, slowly beat in the sugar for about 1 minute, or until frothy and thick. Using a rubber spatula, fold in the chocolate mixture.
In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Using the spatula, gently fold the flour mixture into the egg-chocolate mixture until thoroughly combined. Scrape 1/2 the batter into the prepared pan and spread in an even layer with an offset spatula (batter will be thick).
Caramel: In a small saucepan add sweetened condensed milk and caramels and cook on low heat. Stir frequently until caramels have completely melted and to avoid the milk from burning. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. (Do not cool completely otherwise caramel will become hard).
Pour caramel mixture over first layer of brownies. Using your offset spatula spread mixture to cover brownie layer. Sprinkle with coconut.
Brownie: Pour remaining brownie mixture over the caramel layer and spread using offset spatula to completely cover caramel and pan.
Cream Cheese: Combine cream cheese, sugar, eggs and vanilla extract with electric mixer and beat until smooth. Pour over brownie layer.
Bake: Place in preheated oven for approximately 45 minutes. (Start checking the brownies at around 30 minutes to be sure the brownies don't overbake, or until toothpick comes out with some wet crumbs on it, not liquid. Allow to cool completely, then cover and place in refrigerator to chill. Remove from refrigerator - lift foil with brownies out and onto a cutting board. Cut into 36 (1-1/2 inch squares).
Brownies: Adapted from: Joanne Chang "Flour"
Brownie Layers: Vicki Bensinger