BAHIBÉ DOMINICAN BROWNIES
Original recipe by Valrhona Pastry Chef Sarah Tibbetts.
Category: Bars and Cookies
Calculated for six servings
1 ½ cup butter (plus additional for pan)
2 cups sugar
2 Tbsp corn syrup
6 ea eggs
3 tsp vanilla extract
1 ½ Tbsp espresso powder
2 cups BAHIBÉ 46% CHOCOLATE (melted)
2 cups flour
⅛ tsp salt
¼ cup VALRHONA COCOA POWDER
⅜ tsp baking powder
2 cups macadamia nuts (lightly toasted)
1 ¼ cups BAHIBÉ 46% CHOCOLATE(chopped*)
*Chop chocolate before measuring.
- In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the room temperature butter and sugar and beat on medium speed until light and fluffy.
- Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the corn syrup, followed by the vanilla and espresso. Mix thoroughly then add the melted chocolate.
- Combine the dry ingredients and add them in two parts. Finish by adding the chopped nuts and chocolate. Remove from mixer and stir with a spatula to ensure at homogenous batter.
- Pour into a buttered 9x13” pan and bake at 350ºF for 45-50 minutes, or until a skewer placed in the center comes out clean. Cool completely before cutting into portions.
*Chef’s note: for a smaller batch, recipe can be cut in half and baked in an 8x8” or 9x9” pan depending on desired thickness. Adjust baking time as needed.