This is an adapted recipe from my brownies recipe with a touch of orange liqueur and orange zest. Who doesn’t want a little alcohol for the holidays… 🙂
Here is the original recipe that I have posted before:
- 150g unsalted butter
- 300g brown sugar (demerara)
- 75 high quality cocoa powder
- 150g all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp bi-carb (baking soda)
- 4 eggs
- 100g milk chocolate chips
- 100g white chocolate chips
- Zest of 2 oranges (the orange color)
- 1 shot (2 oz)of Grand Manier cognac
- Preheat oven to 190C or 375F
- In a sauce pan over medium heat, mix together butter, brown sugar, cocoa powder, and orange zest. Let them melt completely
- Mix the flour with bi-carb and add to the hot cocoa mix above. Then turn off the heat and continue mixing for a while. The mixture in this state might look dry and heavy. Do not panick!!!
- Add the eggs to the batter and whisk well. The batter will start to loosen and be liquidy again. Use a whisk to completely dissolve the lumps, do not beat.
- Mix in the chocolate chips. Lastly, add the alcohol into the batter and mix well. DO NOT over mix since the chocolate chips will melt and be dissolve in to the batter. You want the chocolate chips to melt while baking, not now.
- Pour the batter into any mold of banking pan of choice. Bake for 15 – 20 minutes.
- After 15 – 20 minutes, take the cake out to test and let rest for about 10 minutes to lightly cool. Cut and serve in small pieces. If desired, you can add a little Grand Manier to the brownies before serving.