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Mini Chocolate Tea Brownies Recipe:
Yields: Makes 24 bite-size brownies
Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 20 min
2 (1-ounce) squares
1/4 cup all-purpose
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 cup granulated
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Spray a 9x9-inch baking pan or a mini-muffin pan
with non-stick baking spray; dust with granulated sugar on all sides.
In a double boiler or in a bowl set over a pan of hot water, melt the chocolate;
set aside to cool. Learn different techniques for
How To Melt Chocolate.
In a small bowl, sift together the flour and the salt.
Fold in the flour mixture into the melted chocolate until well blended. Add vanilla extract and chopped nuts (if desired). Spread or pour batter into prepared baking pan or min-muffin pan.
Bake 20 minutes or until edges are firm (center will be soft). Remove from oven and cool 30 to 60 minutes on a
cooling rack before removing from muffin pan or cutting into 1-inch square pieces.
To serve, place each chocolate brownie into a candy cup.
Yields 24 bite-size pieces.
Ellen Easton is a lifestyle industry leader, tea and etiquette authority, author of Afternoon Tea~ Tips, Terms and Traditions,
A Tea Party Planner and Tea Travels™ For The Holidays (RED WAGON PRESS), as well as a hospitality, design and retail consultant, whose clients have included The Waldorf=Astoria,
The Plaza, and Lady Mendl’s Tea Salon.
Easton’s family traces their tea roots to the early 1800s, when ancestors first introduced tea plants from India and China to the Colony of Ceylon,
thus building one of the largest and best cultivated teas estates on the island.
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