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chocolate mascarpone brownies

★★★★★ 30
a recipe by
Jo Anne Sugimoto
Kaneohe, HI

These brownies have mascarpone cheese in it. How wonderful . . . and expensive, too! A great twist on brownies, they are so decadent, you won't believe your taste buds!

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This is one of those awesome desserts that you can have just a bite of and feel satisfied. With an intensely dark chocolate flavor, they are practically fudge-like in consistency. So rich, so creamy, so GOOD!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 30
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate mascarpone brownies

  • 1 c
    butter, unsalted
  • 3 oz
    semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1/2 c
    mascarpone cheese, softened
  • 3 lg
    eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 6 oz
    semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 6 Tbsp
    whipping cream
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted

How To Make chocolate mascarpone brownies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Prep 8-inch glass cake pan.
  • 2
    In a small saucepan, melt the butter, bring it to just below a boil, pour the hot butter over the chocolate and let stand for about 30 seconds,then stir till the chocolate is completely melted.
  • 3
    Sift in the sugar and the cocoa powder.
  • 4
    With a wooden spoon, beat in the mascarpone, eggs and vanilla, mix till smooth.
  • 5
    Gently fold the flour and salt into the batter.
  • 6
    Pour the batter into the prepared pan and spread evenly.
  • 7
    Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, do a toothpick test and if it comes out clean then it's done.
  • 8
    Remove the pan from the oven onto a wire rack to cool.
  • 9
    Place chocolate in a mixing bowl. In a small saucepan, bring the cream and butter to just below a boil over medium heat.
  • 10
    Pour the hot cream-butter mixture over the chocolate, let stand for 30 seconds, then stir till smooth.
  • 11
    Ganache is now ready to spread over the brownies.
  • 12
    Do not cut the brownies till the ganache is set. It's probably best to refrigerate the brownies first.