EARL GREY BROWNIES WITH LAVENDER HONEY GANACHE

 

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Ingredients

  • 6 oz. bittersweet chocolate
  • 6 oz. unsalted butter (1.5 sticks, cut into quarters)
  • 6 oz. eggs (4 large)
  • 13.5 oz. granulated sugar (1.75 cups)
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp. looseleaf Earl Grey tea, ground in a coffee grinder
  • 5 oz. cake flour (1.25 cups)
  • 3/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray or butter pan.
  • 2. Melt the chocolate with the butter over a double boiler.
  • 3. While the chocolate is melting, whip the eggs and sugar in a large mixer bowl fitted with the paddle attachment for 10 minutes.
  • 4. Combine Earl Grey powder, flour, baking powder and salt. Sift.
  • 5. Add the melted chocolate and vanilla to the eggs. Stir by hand to blend completely. Fold in the flour, mixing until just combined.
  • 6. Spread batter evenly into prepared pan.
  • 7. Bake at 350°F for 35-40 minutes, or until an inserted tester comes out with just a few crumbs attached.
  • 8. Allow to cool, then add ganache and garnish with crystallized lavender (recipes below).

Notes

I love floral infusions, and Earl Grey tea with lavender is one of my favorite combinations. I thought I'd try it out in this brownie recipe.

Categories: Brownie  Chocolate  Dairy  Dessert  Eggs  Oven  Snack  Stove  Sweet 

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