Tuesday, July 31, 2012

BROWNIE & PEANUT BUTTER MOUSSE TOWER TOPPED WITH GANACHE & PEANUT BUTTER CUPS


STEP 1-BROWNIES
NESTLE CHEWY COCOA BROWNIES:

Ingredients

  • 1 2/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup COCOA POWDER
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350ยบ F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

COMBINE granulated sugar, butter and water in large bowl. Stir in eggs and vanilla extract. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt in medium bowl; stir into sugar mixture. Spread into prepared baking pan.

BAKE for 18 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out slightly sticky. Cool completely in pan on wire rack and cut into squares for layering

STEP 2- Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Mousse
½ cup whipping cream, chilled
5 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
1/3 cup plus 2 TBSP powdered sugar
1/3 cup Skippy peanut butter
Using a stand mixer with the whisk attachment, whisk the whipped cream on high until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
Add the cream cheese and peanut butter and whisk on medium speed. Add powdered sugar and mix until combined. Put whipped cream back into bowl and whisk on medium high until fluffy.

step 3-Chocolate Ganache
4 ½ ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped finely
½ cup heavy whipping cream
Place chocolate in a medium bowl. Heat cream in microwave & pour over chocolate.
Let sit 5 minutes & whisk till glossy.

LAYER BROWNIES WITH THE MOUSSE & TOP WITH GANACHE! ADD CHOPPED PEANUT BUTTER CUPS! YUM!
adapted from culinary concoctions

10 comments:

Back for Seconds said...

Oh my word! These are made with everything I love. Ganache is my favorite. I don't know how you do it, I am always blown away by your creations! Please say you'll stop by my blog and link up some of your goodies. You rock!

Cathy said...

Wow! did i die and go to heaven??? this looks fantastic and delicious!

Debra Kapellakis said...

This must be a taste of heaven on earth, WOW! Now try to say it's name more than once real fast, lol! :) Hugs and thanks you go girl!

Dip It In Chocolate said...

You need to work at Cheesecake fac or something. This looks like it could be on the menu!

Baked In The South said...

fabulous! we would love for you to link up some of your recipes over at our party!

http://baked-inthesouth.blogspot.com/2012/07/made-it-by-monday-link-party_31.html

Back for Seconds said...

Just wanted to let you know I am featuring you tomorrow night at the Back For Seconds Social!! :)

Heather Kinnaird said...

all I can say is WOW!

Nicole {WonkyWonderful} said...

Oh My Gooey Goodness! This looks sinful & delicious.

Winnie said...

WOWWWWW
These look soooooooooo good and sinful - just perfect
I love it

Jocelyn said...

brownies, peanut butter, and ganache? Yup, three of my favorites all in one awesome bar!!! These are incredible!!!

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