30 December 2014

Christmas brownies (Brownies de Navidad)




This is the last recipe that I made for Christmas.
Is nice have for New Year Eve something from Christmas!
A delicious brownie and  no complicated.
I made for Christmas but you can make for any season!
Hope you like:)

Source : BBC Food





Ingredients

30 ml of brandy
100 g dried cranberries
300 grams dark chocolate  broken into chunks
200 grams butter
4 eggs
300 grams muscovado or brown sugar
200 grams plain flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
icing sugar to serve

Method

Preheat oven to 180°c.(350 F) and line a 30 x 20 cm tin with baking parchment.
Gently heat the brandy then add the cranberries and leave to soak while you prepare the brownie mix.
Melt the chocolate and butter in a bowl over  a pan of simmering water or in the microwave in medium heat.
Stir gently until smooth then set aside  to cool slightly.
In a large bowl  whisk together the eggs and sugar until pale and fluffy.
Whisk the chocolate and butter mix into the eggs  then gently fold in the flour, spices cranberries and brandy until fully incorporated.
Pour into the prepared tin, smooth the surface  then bake jn the oven about 20 minutes or  until the brownie is firm to the touch.
Leave to cool in the tin for 10 minutes  then place on a wire rack until cooled completely.
Once cool cut into squares  and dust the tops with icing sugar.












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En español
Brownies de Navidad















96 comments:

  1. Gloria can I substitute brandy with something else?

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  2. Of you can Shazzy you can use other drink or if you dont want alcohol maybe cranberry juice!

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  3. Only is to soak the cranberries!

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  4. Great flavour, Gloria! Bet they taste great too.
    Happy New Year!
    Angie

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  5. Brownies are always delicious!
    Have a very Happy and Blessed New Year Dear Gloria, xoxo Catherine

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  6. Great flavours and aromas: Happy New Year Gloria!

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  7. che buoni!!!!!! Buon anno Gloria!!!

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    1. Grazie Fede! Happy New Year cara!!!!
      xxxxxxx

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  8. Flavorful and yummy Brownies......Happy New Year dear.... :)

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  9. golosi e profumatissimi per chiudere l'anno in dolcezza :)
    un abbraccio e tantissimi auguri per uno splendido 2015 ^_^

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    1. aw grazie Fede, Tantissimi8 auguri cara!
      Un abbraccio!!

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  10. Che buoni!!!!!! Felice nuovo anno!!

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  11. Una vera golosità questi deliziosi brownies! Bravissima!!!
    Tanti Auguri per un meraviglioso 2015!
    Un abbraccio Laura<3<3<3

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  12. One can't go wrong with brownies! We love them. Happy New Year Gloria--to you and your loved ones.

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  13. Brownies is my favourite food, yum!

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  14. Now, aren't those lovely, dear! Happy New Year to you, the family and whole Chile :)

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    1. Thanks Monique!! Happy New Year, Bonne Anné:)

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  16. I hope that your New Year will be wonderful! Best wishes for all good things in 2015 to you and yours! xx

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    1. My deare Amy I whish you the best for the next year and thanks for your love to share with us! Happy New Year!

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  17. Very pretty with the snowflake stencil, Gloria. I love that your added cranberries for the holidays. Happy New Year, Dear!

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    1. aww what smart you are ! You noticed I made these Christmas stencil (I loved) Happy New Year dear Susan:)

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  18. Not complicated is always good. Happy new year to all in your hood!

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    1. Thanks Cat/Pat Happy new Year in your Zoo too:)

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  19. Gloria, Nice brownies! They don't look overly dense...which is a plus for me. Have a Happy & Healthy New Year! Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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    1. Thanks David! Happy new year fir you snd Laurie:)

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  20. Not only do the brownies sound delicious, but I love the idea of the stencil decorations! So simple, yet beautiful. :)

    Wishing you a Happy New Year! May 2015 be filled with all the best things in life.
    ~Jess

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    1. Thanks Jess!
      Happy new year for you dear!

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  21. Your Christmas recipes have all been excellent and these brownies are really moreish and inviting. I wish you a wonderful 2015. May all your dreams come true xx

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    1. Thanks Alida!
      The best whishes for you and Happy new year!
      Un abbraccio cara!

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  22. Hi Gloria!!!
    I don't think I have ever had brownies with cranberries in them. So festive, lol...I bet they taste good too:) I'll take a few nibbles, lol...Thanks for sharing Gloria...Marion and I both wish you and your family a very Happy and Healthy New Year. Stay safe dear Gloria and have FUN!!!

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    1. Thanks Louise I whish for you and Mario a Happy New Year my dear friend:)))

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  23. I'm a bit early but here it comes: HAPPYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY NEWWWWWWWWWWWWWW YEARRRRRRRRRRRRR!

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  24. Hello Gloria my dear....
    All the best to you and your family in 2015....
    Miss V sends a big hug for you.....♥️

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    1. Aw thanks Linda hope you have a lovely time!
      Still Im baking ...lol♡♥♡♥

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  25. they do look good for Christmas time

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    1. Thanks Adam!
      Happy new year to you and your family!

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  26. A perfect dessert for the holidays! Very pretty! Happy New Year, Gloria!!

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  27. What a special brownie with the cranberries. Wishing you all the best in the New Year.

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    1. Thanks Karen:)
      Happy new year fir you too!

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  28. The brownies look so festive! Happy New Year dear Gloria!

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  29. A VERY VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU AND YOURS,GLORIA!!! These brownies are so rich with chocolate,spices and muscovado sugar....they sure are going to be a favorite at home for this weekend,thanks for ever inspiring with such delicious recipes :-)

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    1. Thanks Kumars ! Happy new year for you!

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  30. GLORIA A Very Very Happy New Year!!!
    Have a blessed year sweety. These brownies looks amazing.

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    1. Aw Asha thanks so much!
      Happy New year for you and family!!

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  31. Un dessert delizioso e molto carini anche gli stencil che hai usato :)
    Buon Anno a te e alla tua famiglia!
    Un bacio

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  32. Oh I just ADORE your scrumptious Christmas Brownies!
    Thank you so much for sharing...:)
    xoxoxo

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  33. che buono, te ne rubo un pezzetto!!!
    Buon anno Gloria, un bacio

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    1. Grazie Laura!
      Tantissimi auguri per il nuovo Anno!
      Un abbraccio!

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  34. Gloria, thanks so much for stopping by my blog G'day Souffle'. Your brownies look lovely- Happy New Year to you!

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  35. Really pretty, Gloria! Happy New Year to you!

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  36. Se ve delicioso Gloria!....Feliz 2015 para ti y familia !....la mayor de las bendiciones hoy y siempre!......Abrazotes, Marcela

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    1. Graciuas Marcela! Feliz Año Nuevo!!

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  37. lovely happy new year to you and your sweet family

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    1. Thanks Rebecca! Happy New year for you and all your family!

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  38. You can't beat brownies for the holidays, everyone loves them. Yummy ingredients in yours, Gloria!
    Happy New Year to you and yours!

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  39. ils sont superbes
    mes meilleurs voeux pour l'année 2015

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    1. Merci Fimere, Bonne Anne 2015
      bizzzzz

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  40. Des brownies très gourmands. J'aime beaucoup.
    Très bonne année 2015 et à bientôt

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    1. Merci Beaucoup Nadji!! Tres bonne anné 2015 mon cherie!
      bizzzz

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  41. tantissimi auguri cara Gloria, buon 2015, pieno di gioia, amore e salute ! un abbraccio grande !

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  42. Feliz 2015 Gloria para ti y los tuyos. Besos

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    1. Gracias Trine! Feliz AÑo para tí tambien!

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  43. Brandy and cranberries are fine on their own but put them in brownies and you become a masterchef!

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  44. I've never had cranberries and brandy in brownies before but it sounds like it would be really delicious!

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  45. Oh these look so tasty and how very pretty with the delicate snowflake design. You are so creative! xoxoxoxo

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  46. Mmmm, brandy in the brownies has got to be good!

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