Brownie Pudding

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Yesterday I needed some chocolate.

 

Not just any chocolate.

Not a candy bar.  Not hot chocolate.

 

Something kinda special.  But not a pain.

I’m a picky jerk sometimes.

 

I wanted, like… a Chocolate Lava cake from Chilis or Applebees or any sort of American chain restaurant where they sell a massive cake that oozes chocolate.

But I didn’t want to drive anywhere.

Lazy, picky jerk.

 

So I turned to my best gal-pal, Ina.

I am kinda-sorta in love her.

And her recipes.

 

So this Brownie Pudding…I took her recipe and changed it up a bit.  Sorry Ina, but just a few changes here and there so it was more me.

 

It’s the kind of recipe that you’ll stick your face in (the me part).

But it’s also kinda fancy-ish so you could serve it in a public place too (the Ina part).

 

Just, if you do make it to eat in public, make an extra to stick your face in.  Best of both.

Brownie Pudding.

PhotobucketSo first make your batter. You’ll also want to stick your face in the batter. It’s completely ridiculously delicious.
PhotobucketBeat your eggs and sugar together (I used both brown and white sugar)
PhotobucketSift in your flour and cocoa powder.
PhotobucketDon’t forget to add butter. Melted Butter.
PhotobucketThen add in some chocolate chips. Use semi-sweet, milk, whatever you want. I actually used Hershey’s Baking Kisses. Love those little guys.
PhotobucketSpread the batter into your pan and then place the pan in a larger pan and fill that up with hot water.
It’s an important step.
PhotobucketWhen it’s baked you have decisions to make.

Fancy and sweet in individual portions?
PhotobucketOr gluttonous and well, blissful right from the pan?
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Either way…you need to do this.

Brownie Pudding
 
serves 6-8
Ingredients
  • 2 sticks butter, melted
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder (I prefer Hershey's Special Dark)
  • ½ cup flour
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325°
  2. Melt butter in microwave safe dish and set aside.
  3. Spray a 2 qt baking dish with cooking spray.
  4. In a large mixing bowl beat both sugars and eggs for 10 minutes on medium-high speed until mixture thickens.
  5. Turn mixer to low. Add in vanilla and sift cocoa and flour into mixture, stirring until just combined.
  6. With mixer still on low pour in melted butter.
  7. Stir in chocolate chips.
  8. Spread batter into prepared baking dish. Place baking dish into a larger dish and fill larger dish with hot water, coming halfway up the side of brownie dish.
  9. Bake for 1 hour. Edges will appear set, but a toothpick will not come out clean.
  10. Let cool about 20-30 minutes and serve with ice cream or whipped cream.
Notes
adapted from Barefoot Contessa

 

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Colleen @ What
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Who doesn’t love easy, chocolate-y recipes like this one? This is sure to be a crowd pleaser! It looks so perfect for brownie ice cream sundaes 🙂

Averie @ Averie Cooks
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Chocolate abundance, and a recipe adapted from Ina. This is a guaranteed hit! I want to dig right in – those pics have me hooked!

Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel
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Holy cow. I applaud you for somehow managing to scoop some into a cute little dish! I would be the full-on glutton who ate straight from the pan, and probably without a spoon.

Leslie
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Oh my goodness. This pregnancy has kicked my sweet tooth into overdrive and I know that feeling. That “I need something chocolate and I’m not talking Hershey bar” kinda craving and this would DOMINATE that craving in a heartbeat.

Kay
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WOW. This looks amazing!!

vanillasugarblog
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since you went and put this on ice cream…..
now I have to make it

Katrina @ In Katrina
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get.in.my.face.

Meagan @ Scarletta Bakes
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Oh. Ma. Ghee. AMAZING chocolate pudding and time spent crushing on Ina. This post is a personal fave FOR SURE.

ThisBakerGirlBlogs
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I wouldn’t mind sticking my face in that. Looks incredible! 😀

Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar
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I am in total love! Awesome!

sue @ Cakeballs, cookies and mor
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you may be a jerk, but a jerk with good taste;p

Alice
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Shelly, that looks divine! I was thinking that adding espresso powder would be fantastic…Or maybe a little espresso Patron…yum…as always you rock my baking world! Merry Christmas and happy new year!

Elizabeth@ Food Ramblings
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amazing! i need a big bowl of that right now

kate
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ooooomg.iam going to do that for Christmas .I hope this will made it to the table

Alison @ Ingredients, Inc.
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looks like a dessert that my kids would LOVE!!

Erin @ Dinners, Dishes and Desserts
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I am beyond drooling right now – this looks like pure heaven!

JulieD
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oh woah…shoot I need to make this ASAP. I love Ina too…

Joanne
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I totally understand those cravings. For me they happen, oh…once a month or so. This is ideal for times like those. Definitely.

Loretta | A Finn In The Kitchen
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Just throw a candle and a few sprinkles on there and it’s the perfect birthday treat! I’ll take it!

Suzan
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Looks yummy, I will try it soon. Have you ever had the butter cake at California Pizza Kitchen, it’s to die for.

Nicole
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This just looks ridiculous! In a good way.

Julianne @ Beyond Frosting
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Okay, making this next week. I already have a pair of stretchy pants waiting. Love it!

Kathy - Panini Happy
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Oh my goodness, this is decadent!! My kids would be absolutely over the moon (so would I)!

Ala
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Hello, visual torture…hello, expanding waistline! Holy cripes, this looks deliciously gratifying.

Rachel Cooks
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This looks too good to be true–and with that melty ice cream on top? Oh my gosh. I need this waiting for me when I come home with the baby. 😉

Brian @ A Thought For Food
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Oh why did I look at this? I’m drooling! Seriously drooling! I’m the same way about my desserts… I just NEED to have something a little decadent (hot chocolate just won’t do it sometimes).

Carla @ Carlas Confections
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That looks gorgeous! I definitely want to stick my face in that one!

Darla | Bakingdom
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Anything with brownie int he title is automatically on my must-make list. This looks fantastic!!

Lynna
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Oh wow. These definitely looks like something that can satisfy any chocolate craving!

Kiersten @ Oh My Veggies
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I love that you being lazy involves making Brownie Pudding from scratch. Because me being lazy usually involves handfuls of chocolate chips shoveled in my mouth while hiding in the pantry so my husband doesn’t see. This looks incredible!

Cate
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I have to to say that I adore your blog and have made & shared lots.

I thought that the chocolate peanutbutter cupcookies where my fav. I was wrong, wrong, wrongity, wrong, wrong. This one should come with a warning. I just finished this (no,not the whole dish) OMG.

I’ll be crashing soon. Cate

tracy {pale yellow}
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It is perfectly acceptable to be a jerk when it comes to chocolate, us ladies need our standards! The gooeyness is out of control!

Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes)
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I’m a big fan of Ina’s recipe for brownie pudding! Gosh this looks delish. I might need to make this again soon!

Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen
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Oh my word, I need this!

Luv What You Do
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My mouth is watering just looking at the rich dessert. I would love to dig right in with a spoon!

Diane {Created by Diane}
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looks WONDERFUL, I am wishing I had a giant spoonful right now…for breakfast!

bridget {bake at 350}
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I vote for “right from the pan!” This looks insanely delicious, Shelly! I love Ina, too. Her newest book is on my Christmas list!!!

Maddie
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I want to make this for dessert for Christmas, but was wondering if I could put it all together earlier in the day and then bake it later on? Or, should I bake it earlier on and just heat it back up a little before serving it??

Bella
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Oh my, this looks delicious! Just the other night I was thinking how wonderful it would be to eat lava cake! It looks like this recipe will allow me to do just that. Thank you for sharing! 🙂

Kirsten
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Omg amazing. Just took mine out of the oven and had my first taste. Soooooo yummy

Herbivore Triathlete
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I attempted to make brownies tonight from scratch and ended up with something very similar to this recipe! Smells delicious and I was upset that the brownies didn’t firm up, but after seeing this recipe, maybe that’s ok.

Sara
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Holy Moses…I just made this and it should come with a warning label! So addictive! Awesome idea-will definitely make again, and will try new variations! Thank you!

Kristy
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Servings 6-8? That is seriously not going to happen. 1-2 maybe? Haha! I saw this and must make it. Like 5 minutes ago. Yuuuummmm! Thank you! I think maybe a dollop of peanut butter on top would be good too…what’s a few more calories, right? 😉

Kiki
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My family ate ourselves sick. I vowed never to make this recipe again because we have no self control. That was 3 weeks ago. The ingredients are in my kitchen for a get together tomorrow. I hope it makes it there!

SHEILA
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I’VE BEEN INTENDING TO MAKE THIS RECIPE FOR A WHILE BUT NEVER GOT AROUND TO IT. THE OTHER DAY I WAS SHOPPING FOR A HOUSEWARMING GIFT FOR A FRIEND IN MARSHALLS/HOMEGOODS. AND TO MY PLEASANT SURPRISE I SAW A BOXED VERSION OF THIS FROM BAREFOOT CONTESSA FOR 3.99$ I JUST MADE IT IT WAS AMAZING ALL I HAD TO DO WAS ADD BUTTER AND EGGS. VERY DECADENT AND RICH

Pamela @ Brooklyn Farm Girl
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Oh man, look at this recipe. You just mixed my 2 favorites brownie + pudding into one. You deserve a high five.

ala
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I made this yesterday and my sister and I couldn’t stop eating it was chocolaty, dark, and chocolatyyy.. it’s the ultimate chocolate recipe!! I’m making one today for myself and one tomorrow for my friends. It’s addictive! It’s even better if you use a deep dish.

Jen Checki
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Ever since she refused to meet a child from the Make-a-Wish foundation (he was dying of cancer and she didn’t have time for him), I have hated Ina. Boycotted her, really. But this recipe is simply to great-looking to withstand! I must make it! I can console myself that I am really making YOUR recipe, not hers…

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