Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Brownie Batch Number Seven

Chocolate Brownie Crunch

Recipe courtesy The Neely's


  • Butter, for greasing pan
  • 1 (21-ounce) box brownie mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 10 chocolate-caramel covered wafers
  • Ganache, for brownie topping, recipe follows
  • Whipped topping, recipe follows
  • Fresh raspberries
  • Chocolate shavings


Preheat oven at 350 degrees F.

Prepare brownies as directed on the box for "cake-like" brownies but add additional 3 eggs. Spread half the batter into an 8 by 8-inch prepared pan, top evenly with the chocolate caramel covered wafers.. Cover with remainder of batter. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until the brownies are almost cooked through. Remove brownies from oven. Cool completely. Remove brownies from pan keeping square intact. Place on a baking sheet.

Top with ganache, whipped topping, raspberries, and chocolate shavings.


  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped finely
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream warmed

Mix together syrup and chocolate. Pour warm cream over syrup and chocolate. Stir until melted.

Whipped Topping:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cognac

Whip the heavy cream, adding the sugar and cognac.