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orange brownies

★★★★★ 4
a recipe by
Erica Zulauf
Jacksonville, NC

When I first made them I was a bit skeptical because I have always had terrible orange flavored things before but after my first bite I was hooked, and when paired with the Orange Cream cheese is taken clear out of the ball park!

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These brownies brought back memories from my husbands childhood – he always enjoyed eating orange cupcakes as a kid (but in his "professional" opinion, these are much better!)

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 4
serves 10-12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For orange brownies

  • 1 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 4
  • 2 tsp
    pure orange extract
  • 1 tsp
    fresh grated orange zest

How To Make orange brownies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 13 by 9 by 2-inch pan.
  • 2
    Stir together flour, granulated sugar, and salt in a bowl. Add butter, eggs, orange extract, and orange zest. Using a handheld electric mixer, beat until well blended.
  • 3
    Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes, or until light golden brown and set. Remove from oven, allow to cool, and pierce the entire cake with a fork.
  • 4
    Spread the Orange Cream Cheese Frosting over completely cooled brownies. Cut into squares.
  • 5 Here is a link to the Orange cream cheese frosting...Sorry about the wait