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Espresso Brownies with Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce


  • Author: Amber
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x

Description

Espresso Brownies with Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce is a decadent brownie full of espresso with a swirl of peanut butter caramel sauce and a sprinkle of sea salt over top.


Ingredients

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Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 Tablespoons corn syrup

Espresso Brownies with Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 5 teaspoons instant espresso powder
  • 8 Tablespoons unsalted butter (melted )
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • sea salt (garnish )
  • non-stick spray

Instructions

Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce

  1. On the stove top, put a medium sized pan on medium heat to start the peanut butter caramel sauce.
  2. Add 1/2 cup peanut butter, 1/2 cup heavy cream, 1/4 cup brown sugar, and 2 tablespoons of corn syrup. Whisk well until it slightly bubbles and will is at a nice, thick and creamy consistency. When completed blended, the sauce is complete.
  3. Remove from heat and set to the side.

Espresso Brownies with Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add 1 stick melted butter.
  3. Add  cocoa powder, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 5 teaspoons, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, 3 eggs and mix well. Add in the 1 cup flour and mix until thoroughly mixed. Mixing with just a spatula works fine for this.
  4. Lightly spray your 8 by 11 baking dish and add brownie mix.
  5. Place dollops of peanut caramel sauce over brownie mix. I use about 2/3 of the sauce.
  6. Use a knife to makes swirls with the peanut butter caramel sauce.
  7. Cook for 25 minutes for gooey brownies. You can cook slightly longer if you enjoy crispy brownies.
  8. Put on a cooling rack for 30 minutes.
  9. Drizzle with more peanut butter caramel sauce and sprinkle with some sea salt. The, cut into 12 servings and serve.

Notes

Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce adapted from Midnight Baker.

  • Category: Dessert