doublefrostedbourbonbrownies

DOUBLE FROSTED BOURBON BROWNIES

DOUBLE FROSTED BOURBON BROWNIES
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Makes 16 brownies

 

BROWNIES
Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup sifted all purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup solid vegetable shortening (Crisco)
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla paste
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 cup toasted walnuts, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons Bourbon whiskey

 

WHITE ICING
Ingredients: 

  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 stick), softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla paste
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar

 

CHOCOLATE GLAZE
Ingredients:

    • 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening (Crisco)
    • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Brownies: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease a 9-inch square baking pan lined with parchment paper, also greased.
  2. Sift together flour, soda and salt. Set aside. Combine sugar and shortening with 2 tablespoons of water in a medium saucepan. Bring just to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in chocolate chips and vanilla paste, stirring until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time. Add flour mixture and toasted nuts and mix well.
  3. Turn brownie mixture into a prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with Bourbon. Cool. (we will put in refrigerator).
  4. White icing: Combine butter and vanilla paste in bowl of electric mixer, fitted with flat paddle, and beat until creamy. Gradually add confectioners’ sugar, beating until smooth. Spread over cooled brownies.
  5. Chocolate glaze: Melt together shortening and chocolate in a stainless steel bowl of pot of simmering water. Spread over iced brownies. Put in refrigerator and allow glaze to set. Cut into squares and serve.