Monday, January 17, 2011

Orange Brownies

I've had this recipe for probably about 10 years. I never made them, and don't have a clue where I got the recipe. In fact, I've never even tried them before...until last night. My husband wants to try at least one new thing a week, so last night it was Orange Brownies. Now I wouldn't really call it a brownie, but I can't think of anything else to call it. Maybe orange bars?? They were more of a mix between brownies and cake. I absolutely LOVED them! They were crispy-ish on the sides and light (but not as light as a cake). Great orange flavor, and the glaze on top was simple and yummy. So go ahead and try something new!

Orange Brownies

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

2 cups sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened

4 eggs

2 teaspoons pure orange extract

1 teaspoon grated orange zest


1 cup confectioners' sugar

2 tablespoons orange juice

1 teaspoon grated orange zest

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Grease a 13 by 9 by 2-inch pan and set aside. In a mixing bowl, stir together flour, sugar, and salt. Add butter, eggs, orange extract, and orange zest and beat with a handheld electric mixer until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes, or until light golden brown and set. Remove from oven and pierce top of entire cake with a fork.


Combine all ingredients in a bowl, stirring until smooth. Pour glaze over cake. Cool cake and cut into squares.

1 comment:

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