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Halloween Special: Brownie Recipe

Today, I’m sharing a delightful brownie recipe perfect for Halloween. These brownies add a sweet touch to the day and are absolutely adorable, making them an ideal treat for Halloween parties, especially if kids are involved.

Is it easy to prepare?

This is an easy brownie recipe, incredibly simple. You won’t believe that something so easy to prepare can taste this good. And whipping up these spooky brownies is easier than you might think.

All you’ll need is a scale to measure the ingredients, a bowl for mixing the batter, a spatula, a baking pan (mine is 23×33 cm), and just 40 minutes, including baking time.

After that, you’ll have a dense, flavorful brownie ready to be enjoyed, and it pairs perfectly with vanilla ice cream.

Brownie decorated with ghosts made of marshmallow - homemade brownie recipe with fun Halloween embellishment.

Marshmallow ghosts

These little apparitions elevate this delightful brownie into a spooky treat. Crafting marshmallow batter is straightforward, but a couple of key tips are crucial for success.

The caramel

Caramel serves as the foundation for the marshmallow. To ensure consistently perfect results, investing in a kitchen thermometer is highly recommended. This guarantees success in the preparation.

Brownie decorated with ghosts made of marshmallow - homemade brownie recipe with fun Halloween embellishment.

Gelatin

Marshmallow is created by combining caramel and gelatin. It’s crucial to allow sufficient time for the gelatin to hydrate before incorporating the caramel.

However, it’s essential to add the caramel gradually. Due to its high temperature, adding it too quickly could compromise the properties of the gelatin.

Marshmallow

Once we have the batter with soft peaks prepared, it’s important not to let it sit for too long. While there’s no need to rush, it’s essential not to let it linger. In other words, once it’s ready, we’ll begin shaping the fantasies slowly but steadily.

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This brownie is irresistibly delicious! Surprise your guests at the next Halloween party with this delightful treat, complete with adorable little ghosts.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Rest: 2 hours 5 minutes
Total Time: 3 hours
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cakes, Chocolate, Egg | Egg, Halloween, Sweets, Vanilla
Cooking method: Horno
Servings: 18 Portions
Calories: 292kcal
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Ingredients

Brownie

  • 400 g sugar
  • 175 g butter
  • 55 g dark Chocolate 70% cocoa
  • 55 g dark Chocolate
  • 3 eggs
  • 82 g pure cocoa powder
  • 125 g flour all-Purpose
  • 100 g chocolate chips white, dark or milk-chocolate, optional
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp salt

Marshmallow Ghosts

  • 2 sheets gelatin 1 1/2 tsp gelatin powder
  • 60 ml cold water for the gelatin
  • 105 g sugar
  • 60 ml water for the sugar

Instructions

Brownie

  • Preheat the oven to 175º C.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine 175 g butter and 55 g dark Chocolate. Microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring until melted.
  • Heat it in the microwave for 30 seconds and stir. Repeat until the chocolate and butter have completely melted.
  • In a large bowl, mix 400 g sugar with the melted chocolate and butter.
  • Add the 3 eggs, the 2 tsp vanilla extract and mix again until everything is well incorporated.
  • Then sift the 125 g flour, 82 g pure cocoa powder and 1 tsp salt.
  • Add the remaining 55 g dark Chocolate and 100 g chocolate chips .
  • With the help of a spatula, mix. The dough will be very thick, it’s totally normal.
  • Pour the thick batter into a mold (23×33 cm) and bake for 25 to 30 minutes at 175 degrees Celsius until a toothpick comes out with a few crumbs.
  • Remove from the oven, let it cool, and then remove from the mold.

Marshmallow Ghosts

  • In a bowl, add 2 sheets gelatin and 60 ml cold water. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes.
  • In a small pot, combine 105 g sugar and 60 ml water for the caramel. Boil until it reaches 114º C (238º F).
  • Turn off the heat and carefully add the caramel to the gelatin mixture. Mix with an electric mixer at medium speed until soft peaks form (about 10 minutes).
  • Transfer the marshmallow mixture to a piping bag with a small round nozzle (e.g., Wilton's #12).
  • Flip the brownie over and pipe marshmallow ghosts on the bottom. Start in a corner, create a circle, and stop pressing to form the tail.
  • Refrigerate for 40 minutes to set. Afterward, paint the eyes using edible ink or black icing.

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Nutrition

Calorias: 292kcal | Carbohidratos: 42g | Proteina: 4g | Grasa: 14g | Grasas saturadas: 5g | Colesterol: 29mg | Sodio: 132mg | Potasio: 151mg | Fibra: 2g | Azúcar: 33g | Vitamin A: 391IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg
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