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Baking Brownies

February 12, 2014

Last Saturday I was browsing through my ‘Things to Make’ folder – which, by the way, is becoming increasingly more ridiculous in length – for some inspiration. We were meeting a friend for birthday cocktails, he has a super sweet tooth, and I know how much he loves chocolatey-peanuty-buttery things. Chocolate-peanut-butter-pretzel-brownies it was, then!

They were super simple to make, too. I used this chocolate brownie recipe, without the chocolate chips or hazelnuts, and once the brownies had completely cooled I finished them with plenty of peanut butter icing, and decorated with broken pretzels. And then I ‘tested’ far too many pieces for someone that was meeting their parents for Mexican food in a couple of hours.

I hope your week’s going well! I’m a busy bee, as per usual, I can’t believe it’s Wednesday already. Not that I’m complaining though – it means it’s almost Valentine’s Day, YAY! If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you might have gathered that I lurve this day. Everything is heart-shaped, there is romance in the air, there are flowers everywhere. And Trout hasn’t let me down, yet – there was 2012, US Office themed, then there was 2013, Breaking Bad themed, so what will it be this year…. *pressure* ;)

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12 Comments leave one →
  1. February 12, 2014 8:07 pm

    Those look so good!! I also love Valentine’s day but I have to work and go to class and the Actor has a show so we won’t really be doing anything for it.

    • February 17, 2014 7:30 pm

      I hope you had a lovely belated Valentine’s Day! Make the brownies either way ;)

  2. February 12, 2014 9:36 pm

    Ugh, those look delicious!
    http://www.soymilkblog.com

  3. February 13, 2014 11:51 am

    One word: YUM! All my fave things in one dessert :-)

  4. February 14, 2014 6:41 pm

    Those. Brownies. Look. IMMENSE!

    I cannot wait to try them out omg.

  5. February 15, 2014 1:03 pm

    They look so good and I love the flavour combo soooooo much!! :)

  6. February 19, 2014 1:37 pm

    These look yum! How did you make the peanut butter icing? Definitely going to make these when the next occasion calls for it!

    • March 3, 2014 7:57 am

      It’s a recipe from Ms. Cupcake’s book, made with butter, Trek, icing sugar and peanut butter. I could eat it by the bowlful!

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