Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

You know I love a nice, fudgey brownie. It’s one of those beautiful indulgences I allow myself every now and then. I have a few brownies recipes on the blog and will keep experimenting with new ones to add to the repertoire! Always good to keep things fresh, right? 🙂 This new recipe combines chocolate and peanut butter – what a divine combo! Gorgeous swirls of peanut butter through a dark, decadent brownie. Yum Yum Yum! 😍😍

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Coffee Brownies

You know what makes chocolate even more chocolate-y? Coffee! It adds a nice depth of flavour, balances some of the sweetness and makes the dessert even better! Trust me!

I love baking brownies and have a few variations of the classic one on the blog. An easy way to amp up the brownie is definitely by adding some good ol’ coffee to the mix! Dark, intense, fudgy and divine – these are a must-try!

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Peanut Butter & Jam Blondies

A lot of my food knowledge and inspiration comes from the vast amount of reading and TV show watching I did as a kid (the TV show bingeing continues even now but reading has sadly taken a backseat). From Enid Blytons to Nancy Drew and even Sweet Valley, I read them all! While the stories were great, the way food was described was especially spectacular! I really wanted to be part of those picnics, the after school hang outs, the midnight snacks..you name it, I wanted to be there!

One snack that was written about very often in the American books was the Peanut Butter & Jelly sandwich. It seemed to be every child’s go to after school snack and sounded very intriguing to me. Peanut butter was not a common thing for us growing up, but we got it a few times and then I tried it just the way the kids in the books did. Mind was blown! Sweet, salty, crunchy and delicious – this was a magical flavour combo! It’s become one of my favourite things to have over the years and this recipe takes that sandwich and amps it up in dessert form 🙂

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Chocolate & Orange Brownies

Till I was in my late teens, chocolate meant just chocolate. No added flavour (except mint thanks to major love for After Eight). I was ok with textures in chocolate, like nuts, raisins, rice puffs (Crackle being my favourite!), but not with flavours.

As I grew older I started trying more dark chocolate and then through some bars of fancy Lindt, also experimented with flavoured chocolate. While some combos are not my scene, I definitely love chocolate and orange as a pair. I’m not a fan of sweet orange filling in chocolate, but I love a zesty orange background flavour mixed in to the chocolate. The darker the chocolate the better, in this case. These brownies are inspired by this decadent flavour combo and are downright irresistible!

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