Brownie brittle recipe is one of the yummy treat recipe I want to bring into a cooking battle with a friend. Yup, a friend of mine told me that once she tried to work out this recipe and enjoy the brownie brittle, she wanted me to do the same and we are going to have a kind of cooking battle. Well, before we go through the cooking battle, I myself tried the recipe at home and yeah, I feel like I am ready to compete with my friend.
Along with the salted caramel, the brownie brittle will full of flavor and texture. It is also thick, soft and a cake-like. This kind of desert is a homemade desert that everyone should try either to enjoy by herself or with family. I am sure, all kids will love it.
- ½ cup of unsalted butter. (before using this butter, prepare by softening it in a microwave for approximately 10 seconds)
- 1 cup or granulated sugar
- 2 eggs whites (whole eggs are alright)
- ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder.
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon of paprika
- ½ teaspoon of kosher salt
- ½ cup + 2 tablespoon of all-purpose flour
- ¾ to 1 cup of chopped salted caramel chips, nuts or mini chocolate chips
- Additional sea salt to sprinkle on
- Mini chocolate chips
- Sea salt
- Preheat the oven to 300 F. Insert a rack in the middle of the oven. Grease an 18 x 13 jelly roll pan.
- Use a clean beaters and bowl to beat the egg and scrape out. Set aside in a separate small bowl.
- In a large bowl of stand mixer, cut the butter into a tablespoon size and put it into the bowl. Turn the mixer slowly. If the butter are large bit, turn the mixer into medium speed. Scrap down each side to make the butter becomes sugar.
- Turn off the mixer. In the bowl, add cocoa powder, paprika, salt, flour and vanilla. Mix all the ingredient in the bowl. However, don’t over mix.
- Add the beaten egg whites and mix again the ingredients to mix the egg into batter.
- Fold in the slated caramel chips.
- Spread the batter on to the pan using a silicon or non-stick tool. Spread again after placing the pan in an oven.
- Bake the mixture at 300 F for 5-8 minutes. See whether the batter is melted and look glossy. Slide the pan from the oven and spread the batter. The chips will melt and marbleized into brownie batter.
- Put the pan into the oven again and bake at 300 F for 20-25 minutes.
- Once you get the mixture done out of the oven, take the pan out and let it rest.
- Cut the brownies with a table knife and put back into the oven. Bake for 10-15 minutes to make the brownies crispy.
- Take out the brownies of the oven and sprinkle with kosher or sea salt. Let them cool, cut again and serve.
- Brownie brittle recipe can be modified to make the brownie chewy by baking the brownie for 15 minutes at 325 degree.