Friday, March 25, 2011

recipe of the week: adult brownies

i made these for st patrick's day last week, and loved them enough to make them for my own birthday party tonight!  i found the recipe on the betty crocker website and (for once!) didn't feel the need to change a single thing!  probably because of the baileys ;-)

they are a *totally* simple recipe.
here's what you need:

1 box brownie mix
and basically follow the instructions on the back.  except substitute "baileys irish cream" when you see "water"
for example, the betty crocker fudge brownies i used required this substitution:

1 egg
1/2 cup oil
1/4 cup baileys -- except the second time i made them i put in 1/2 cup and they were even.more.amazing

mix all ingredients together as you normall would and bake according to package directions.
once brownies have cooled for at least 45 minutes, you can frost them


1/2 cup butter, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons Baileys
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2-3 tablespoons milk

Beat 1/2 cup butter in small bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in all remaining frosting ingredients, adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency. Spread over cooled brownies.

yummy!  enjoy...but don't share them with the children! ;-)



Vanessa said...

sounds yummy!! happy birthday!

Tash said...

can we say amazing?