Monday, March 21, 2011

TWD - Honey Nut Brownies

Suzy of Suzy's Homemaker chose this week's Honey Nut Brownies.  If you know me, you know I never turn down a brownie!  Unless they have mint in the middle of them - ok I'm not a big fan of those.  But I love peanut butter brownies, butterscotch brownies, blondies, deep chocolate brownies, any of them!  So I was excited to make these.

After I got everything mixing up, I realized my honey jar was not going to give me a full cup of honey as the recipe required.  Rather than take off to the store, I decided to substitute Karo syrup to finish out my cupful.  I also used semi-sweet chocolate instead of the bittersweet.  I added pecans.

I usually have trouble with my brownies rising as tall as I would like.  But these babies exceeded any expectations on rising! 

Chandler says they taste more like chocolate cake than a dense brownie.  We really liked them!  They were very moist.  My only negative is that I would have liked for them to have been a bit more chocolatey.  Maybe frosting them would have added that.  If you like cake-like brownies, you will love these.  You can get the recipe at Suzy's blogspot.

13 comments:

Pamela said...

They look so light in color. Mine were really dark and I agree, they were quite cake like. Not a favorite, but still pretty tasty!

Clivia said...

Yours do look very light and cakey. I wish I'd added icing.

Nicole said...

Wow, those are tall! Mine didn't bake up that much. Mine were a lot darker, too. Mine were cakey and soggy at the same time, which was quite strange!

Lauryn said...

yours look great! They have a similar look to mine. A lot of others look my brownie-like, but I like how ours look, nice and golden and cakey! I loved these too!

Sweet and Savory said...

I think there is a consensus of opinion about these brownies. I didn't get to taste them but the reports were good from those, who did eat them.

Jessica said...

They look great! I agree that they could have been more chocolately-- they are supposed to be brownies after all :) Icing would be been a great idea!

Jessica of My Baking Heart said...

Love the height you got on yours - mine were pretty flat! :)

Joanne said...

I love brownies in any which way or form. They look so good!
*By the way - I made the Payard Pudding cake you chose last weekend. It was a HUGE, HUGE success. I even screwed it up. Great pick. You'll love it and it's easy.

Tia said...

they look so light - like a blonde brownie cross.
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Flourchild said...

Im glad you enjoyed them, they sure look tasty! I thought they tasted better today then yesterday!

jillbert said...

They look tall and lovely!

Kayte said...

Guys here said they were more like a cake as well...and do not ask me what happened to mine, I haven't a clue but they don't look like yours and everyone else's...oh well.

Lynne said...

It's amazing how one can substitute or add to an ingredient with another similar one and things work out great as your honey nut brownies did! They look really delicious!