KitKat stuffed brownies, made with cocoa powder, are deep, rich, chocolaty goodness with a layer of crispy KitKat bars in the middle. I don’t know how or why the layer of crisp (or whatever you call it) stays so crispy but it does. The texture differences between the KitKat and the brownie just makes it one special treat.
What’s your idea of a great brownie? Gooey, dark chocolate? Plenty of pecans?
Well, this KitKat stuffed brownie is definitely one that goes high on the list. This is not a cakey brownie — if you read the blog much you know that the brownies I make never are. I just like them to be chewy. You know, somewhere between cake and a chocolate truffle. I don’t think a brownie should necessarily need frosting because it should be rich without it. Frosting should be, in my not-so-humble opinion, overkill.
You know I’m right.
So, we have a lot of birthdays in July. That means a lot of desserts in July, by the way. The first of July was Kyrie’s 12th birthday. Y’all that have been reading all the way back when I was writing Baking Delights — can you believe that she’s that old? Sigh.
Anyway this year she asked for something with “a lot of KitKats”. KitKat bars are her current obsession. I needed something that wouldn’t take forever and a day, so….
Brownies. KitKat stuffed brownies.
Isn’t it funny how there are so, SO many recipes for the same thing? Chocolate chip cookies, too. There are gazabillions of recipes all over the Internet and yet we keep adding more. I guess some of it is because everyone has a different idea of what a good brownie is.
To me, as I said, it’s gooey and has a dark chocolate flavor. I find that using dark cocoa works the best to give it that flavor since there are no other flavors in the cocoa — just chocolate. Melting the butter keeps the texture chewy and browning it adds depth to the chocolate flavor of the brownie. It’s really kind of a simple formula. Once I perfected it for my tastes I was done. I use the same recipe for all of my foundational brownies.
The only thing to remember is not to overcook — ever. They will firm up even more as they cool.
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- Preheat the oven to 350F
- Grease a13 x 9-inch pan.
- Melt butter over low heat and allow to become golden brown. Cool.
- Whisk cooled melted butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla together until smooth.
- Mix the dry ingredients.
- Stir in the dry ingredients to the egg mixture until well blended but do not over beat.
- Spoon half the batter into the prepared pan.
- Cover with KitKat Bars
- Smooth the remaining batter over the top of the KitKat Bars.
- Bake at 350F for 25 to 30 minutes, or until done but still soft in the middle.
- Cool before cutting.
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