Triple Chocolate Glazed Brownies

Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins
Add'l 10 mins
Total 1 hr

Triple Chocolate Glazed Brownies from www.thenovicechefblog.com

I have a serious case of the Mondays this week. Between my to-do list being 3 miles long, job stresses and moving stress…I just want to curl up and pretend like the rest of the week is a vacation. I had 3 cups of coffee today and it still wasn’t enough to keep me going. And then here I am writing this post at 9:30 tonight and I haven’t even had dinner yet. Well, unless you count the brownie I just ate. πŸ˜‰

When a long stressful day just won’t stop, there is only want thing to do. Bake Brownies! And top them with extra chocolate! AND SPRINKLES! At least, that is what I do. I’m pretty sure bright colored sprinkles have a direct happy line to my brain. It’s like a pure shot of serotonin.

Triple Chocolate Glazed Brownies from www.thenovicechefblog.com

I made these brownies in my favorite individual square pan. I have talked about it many times before, but this is seriously one of the best baking items my Mom has ever bought me that I had no idea I wanted or needed until I used it. I use it for mini cakes sometimes, but it is best for baking individual square brownies. Everyone gets the crispy edges and gooey center…it’s the best of both worlds. Plus, they are extra adorable.

These Triple Chocolate Glazed Brownies are divine, even if you don’t cover them in extra chocolate. I have been working on this recipe for quite some time because I used to be a boxed brownie kinda girl. I loved the flavor and the shiny crinkly top I got every single time I used the box. After months of tweaking this recipe, I think I have finally managed to make homemade brownies that are possibly better than the boxed kind. And just like the boxed ones, they only dirty up one bowl!

 

Yield: 12 brownies

Triple Chocolate Glazed Brownies

Triple Chocolate Glazed Brownies with colorful sprinkles on a cooling rack

Triple Chocolate Glazed Brownies are for the hardcore chocolate lovers. Dark chocolate brownies made with chopped chocolate and topped with a chocolate glaze... are you hooked yet?

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • For the Brownies:
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 3 oz dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • For the Chocolate Glaze:
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 2 oz bittersweet chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup powdered sugar, sifted

Instructions

For the Brownies:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and grease your individual square pan. Set aside.
  2. In a medium sized pot over medium-high heat, melt butter. Whisk in dark chocolate and continue stirring until melted. Whisk in sugar, cocoa powder and water, whisking until smooth. Remove from heat and let cool for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add egg, additional egg yolk and vanilla extract – whisking like a mad woman so you don’t wind up with scrambled brownies. Then stir in flour and salt, until just combined.
  4. Fill each square with about 1/4 cup brownie batter, leaving a little room for rising. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let brownies cool for 10 minutes in pan, turn out onto wire rack and let cool completely.
  5. Brownies are best the next day, so store in an airtight container until ready to serve.

For the Chocolate Glaze:

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add milk, corn syrup and chopped chocolate, stirring slowly to allow chocolate to melt completely. Once melted, remove from heat and whisk in powdered sugar.
  2. Immediately spread the chocolate glaze on the top of each brownie and top with sprinkles or chopped up candies. Let frosting set for 10 minutes and serve!

Notes

Recipe Note: The actual brownies are much better the next day, so they are the perfect make ahead treat! Bake the brownies the day before and then ice them the day of!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 323Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 78mgSodium: 64mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 2gSugar: 35gProtein: 3g

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Comments

36 Responses
  1. Shelly

    Since I didn’t have the brownie pan, I decided to try them in a large muffin pan instead – and they worked perfectly! I used 1/4 cup mixture in each hole and got just enough for 12. I baked them for 18-19 minutes and followed the rest of the directions to get the yummiest brownies!

  2. Shelly

    I don’t have an individual square pan (yet!) but really want to try this recipe! Can you offer some baking tips for recommended pan size and baking time for “traditional” pan options? I dont mind under-cooked brownies, but surely don’t want to have over-cooked brownies! Thanks in advance!

    1. Jessica

      In a traditional brownie pan, I think they would probably take about 35 – 40 minutes to bake! Just watch them closely! πŸ˜‰

  3. The Weary Chef

    These look so good. I’m not a huge fan of sprinkles, but my oldest sure is. I AM a big fan of oozing-over-the-edge chocolate sauce. Going to search my pantry for these ingredients now…

    Hope you are feeling less stressed and enjoying Valentine’s Day!

  4. Amanda @ Once Upon a Recipe

    Ok, so I totally have that pan and have never used it. I’m going to change that immediately!

  5. Ashley Bee (Quarter Life Crisis Cuisine)

    Ohh my brother got one of those brownie pans for Christmas and I thought it was a silly As Seen on Tv thing… now I want one!!

  6. windykitchen

    OK I know everyone else has already commented on this, but I just had to chime and say that I love the GIF! So cute!

  7. Diana @ Sweet y Salado

    OK, so I also need to have this pan in my kitchen. Oh! The wonderful things I can make with it, including these brownies. By the way, I will eat anything glazed in chocolate. =)

  8. The Teacher Cooks

    I’m glad that you made the comment about the individual brownie pan. Might have to get myself one. Yours look delicious.

  9. Jess @ On Sugar Mountain

    Don’t be stressed! Though my to-do list is never ending as well, and I feel like every time I scratch something off I remember to add 5 things on >_< These brownies are sure to ease the stress πŸ˜€ And sprinkles make everything better heehee.

    Love the little animation btw!

  10. Reba- Not So Perfect Life

    My mouth is watering! I’ve been craving brownies for two weeks since my last recipe attempt failed.

    I love the live action photo!

  11. Caroline @ chocolate & carrots

    I just got a square pan and these look like just the thing to make in them! πŸ˜€ I love the sprinkle gif!

  12. Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love.

    I need that pan! These look so good! As if regular chocolate or double chocolate wasn’t enough already!

  13. Averie @ Averie Cooks

    Good to know about that pan. I posted today about muffin top pans not really being all that they’re cracked up to be in my experience and have always wondered about the brownie pans.

    Great looking brownies & GIF!

  14. Wendy

    These look like they are sure to cure all of life’s problems πŸ™‚ I made brownies in my individual squares pan for the first time today. I sure wish I had found your recipe sooner because I had no idea how long to cook them . Also, your brownies look better than mine :). That moving sprinkle photo/video is really cool.

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