Chocolate Strawberry Truffle Brownies Recipe

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Chocolate Strawberry Truffle Brownies Recipe
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Chocolate Strawberry Truffle Brownies Recipe

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Some of the strawberry jam I put up every year makes its way into these brownies. I like to bake up a batch as a special treat for the learning-disabled students I teach. My husband and three sons enjoy them, too. —Teresa Jansen, Advance, Missouri
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • TRUFFLE FILLING:
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup strawberry jam or preserves
  • 1/4 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon shortening

Directions

In a microwave, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. In a large bowl, beat brown sugar and eggs. Stir in chocolate mixture. Dissolve coffee in water; add to chocolate mixture. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to batter.
Spread evenly in a greased and floured 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool.
Meanwhile, for filling, melt chocolate chips and coffee granules; stir until smooth. Set aside.
In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add jam and confectioners' sugar; mix well. Beat in melted chocolate until well blended. Spread over brownies.
For glaze, in a microwave, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over filling. Chill at least 1 hour. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Strawberry Truffle Brownies in Sweet and Scrumptious Chocolate 1994, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 214 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 85mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1-1/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • TRUFFLE FILLING:
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup strawberry jam or preserves
  • 1/4 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon shortening
  1. In a microwave, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. In a large bowl, beat brown sugar and eggs. Stir in chocolate mixture. Dissolve coffee in water; add to chocolate mixture. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to batter.
  2. Spread evenly in a greased and floured 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool.
  3. Meanwhile, for filling, melt chocolate chips and coffee granules; stir until smooth. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add jam and confectioners' sugar; mix well. Beat in melted chocolate until well blended. Spread over brownies.
  5. For glaze, in a microwave, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over filling. Chill at least 1 hour. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Strawberry Truffle Brownies in Sweet and Scrumptious Chocolate 1994, p33

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cbenne12 User ID: 7424916 225349
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2015

"Delicious and decadent!"

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