Orange Brownies

1
Erica Zulauf

By
@stargazer1985

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 frosting...it is taken clear out of the ball park!

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
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!)

Ingredients

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

How to Make Orange Brownies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 13 by 9 by 2-inch pan.
  • 2Stir 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.
  • 3Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes, or until light golden brown and set. Remove from oven, allow to cool and pierce entire cake with a fork.
  • 4Spread the Orange Cream Cheese Frosting over completely cooled brownies. Cut into squares.
  • 5Orange Cream Cheese Frosting Here is a link to the Orange cream cheese frosting...Sorry about the wait

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About Orange Brownies

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Baked Treats
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #orange, #brownies