Thursday, April 14, 2016

Yummy Chocolate Raspberry Brownies!

Today our sweet contributor, Jen from Blessed Femina is sharing with us:

Rich chocolate bliss with sheer raspberry delight
are a few of the sweet benefits this brownie has to offer....
the perfect ending to any quaint picnic or special
dinner party. I am sure you and your guest
will enjoy this lovely dessert.

Chocolate-Raspberry Brownies

recipe courtesy~ Bon Appetit

Makes About 2 Dozen

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
5-6 oz. semi-sweet Chocolate
(bittersweet or unsweetened...
depending on how much you like chocolate ;)
are excellent chocolaters.
2 cups sugar
4 large eggs
2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup chopped toasted walnuts
1/2-3/4 cup good raspberry preserves

Butter a 13x9x2 inch baking pan.
Melt butter and chocolate in heavy large saucepan
over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth.
Remove from heat. Whisk in sugar, then eggs and vanilla.
Mix flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl.
Add to chocolate mixture and whisk to blend.
Stir in nuts. Pour 2 whooping cups of batter
into pan. Freeze 10-12 minutes till firm.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Spread preserves over brownie batter in
pan. Spoon remaining batter over.
Let stand 20 minutes at room temperature
to thaw bottom layer.
Bake brownies until tester comes out
clean clean about 30-35 minutes.
Transfer to a rack and cool.
Cut brownies into squares.

Serve~ on a crisp white plate with
drizzled chocolate ganache' or chocolate sauce,
fresh raspberries, vanilla bean ice cream
and a fresh sprig of mint.


(These brownies keep up to 2-3 days
in an airtight container at room temperature)

Hope all of you are having a lovely day.

"For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands:

happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee."

-Psalm 128:2

Living her dream of being a wife and homemaker. Jen happily resides in sweet home Alabama. She firmly believes that the home is a beautiful canvas for biblical hospitality, servant hood and discipleship. All aspects of homemaking are on her list of interests including gourmet cooking, baking, calligraphy, sewing and embroidery. She is also inspired by photography, music, theology and biblical womanhood. 

Jen blogs at Blessed Femina, which she founded in the fall of 2008 to encourage other women in Biblical femininity. It is her greatest desire to live a life depicted in I Corinthians 10:31: "So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.


Edye Nicole said...

These look so delicious!! Have a lovely weekend <3

Edye //

Jacqueline@ said...

I must print out this recipe! These look divine :) Thank you, June, for sharing Jen with us! I think of you often and pray for your dear family though I seldom get to comment :)

Mrs. June Fuentes said...

Dear Edy,

Thanks for stopping by!

Mrs. June Fuentes said...

Jacqueline, you are so sweet and thank you for praying for us. Yes, Jen is a blessing and her food is amazing. Praying you and your family have a truly blessed week! :)

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