Truffle Brownies

From The Culinary Couple | Source Food Network

Ingredients for Brownies

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla
  • 1 stick margarine
  • 3 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup flour

Ingredients for Ganache

  • 1/2 cup (4 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Using a stand mixer, beat eggs and salt until frothy. Add sugar and beat until thick and pale yellow, 2 to 3 minutes. Add vanilla and beat an additional 30 seconds.
  3. Melt margarine and chocolate in microwave safe bowl on high for 1 minute. Stir and microwave an additional 30 seconds, if necessary.
  4. Add melted chocolate into egg mixture. Add flour and beat 1 minute. Scrape down sides and beat an additional 30 seconds.
  5. Grease 9-inch cake pan and pour in brownie batter. Place pan on top rack of oven and bake 15 to 20 minutes until center is barely set (toothpick still gooey). Remove and let cool.
  6. For ganache: Microwave chocolate and cream on high for 1 minute. Whisk until well mixed. Use immediately.
  7. Top brownies with ganache and place in freezer for at least 1 hour. Serve cold with ice cream. Refrigerate leftovers.
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