Praline Brownies

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Servings: 2 1/2 dozen brownies
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 1 hour
Difficulty: Easy

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1/4 pound butter, plus more for pan
1/4 cup pastry flour
1/8 teaspoon baking powder
3 cold eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate, cut into chunks
1 cup chopped pralines
1 cup chocolate chips
Topping, recipe follows

3 cups light brown sugar
2 sticks butter
14 ounces evaporated milk
2 cups pecans





Special equipment: candy thermometer

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Butter a 9 by 9-inch pan.

Sift together flour and baking powder. Set aside

In a small bowl, beat together eggs and vanilla extract. Set aside.

In a saucepan, melt the 1/4 pound of butter over medium-high heat. Add water and bring to a boil. Stir in the sugar, bring back to a boil, then add chocolate chunks*. Whisk to combine well.

*Cook’s Note: Since butter mixture is so hot, the chocolate will melt rapidly.

Pour into a large bowl and allow to cool.

Add eggs and vanilla to the chocolate mixture and blend together using a hand-held blender. Add the flour mixture and blend until combined. Fold in pralines and chocolate chips.

Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes. Once done, remove from the oven and allow brownies to cool before adding topping.

When brownies and topping have cooled, completely frost brownies, cut into squares and serve.

A viewer, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe and therefore, we cannot make representation as to the results.


*Cook’s Note: Constantly stir and pay attention to temperature in order for the topping to come out well.

In a saucepan over medium heat, add sugar, butter and milk. Stir with a wooden spoon for about 20 minutes or until mixture registers 224 degrees F on candy thermometer. Immediately turn off the heat once it reaches the temperature. Fold in pecans. Allow to cool, about 30 minutes.

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By RoseannBartolacci on July 07, 2013


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By sandy goodlett on October 15, 2012


Hi all... this recipe is wrong.... the amounts that is.. If you watch the show that features this recipe youll see they use more sugar and more flour than what is stated here. They used 1 cup flour not 1/4th cup and 1 and 1/4th cups of sugar (can even use just 1 cup of sugar) in it. Also they refer to pecans as pralines..(commonly called in the south) SO you use just plain shelled pecans, chopped . Hope it works out better for you smile Happy Baking!

By Dawn on August 01, 2012


in this recipes its says add praline ( is this praline candy ?)

By gwen on March 22, 2012


1/4 cup flour? For real? I'm scared to try this!

By Celeste on May 27, 2011


good job paula! best one yet!

By Anonymous on April 17, 2010


Taste goo but topping never set up!

By pams on May 18, 2009

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