Browned Butter Espresso Blondies
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 cup of light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp espresso powder
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chunks
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Butter an 8x8 pan or cover with parchment.
  3. In a small sauce pan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir butter constantly until it is an evenly golden brown color, be careful not to burn!
  4. Mix browned butter with brown sugar and beat until smooth. Beat in egg, vanilla, and espresso powder.
  5. Add salt and flour, stir to combine.
  6. Add in half of the chocolate chunks and stir to evenly distribute.
  7. Spread dough in the bottom of the pan, mixture will be thick like a cookie dough, but just press evenly in the bottom.
  8. Press in the remaining chocolate chunks on top.
  9. Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, being careful not to over-bake.
  10. Let cool on a baking rack until totally cool. Cut in squares (or football shapes!) and enjoy!
Recipe by My Modern Cookery at