Monday, March 14, 2011

Brownie Tart

My Granddaughter Lauren and her friend are visiting for spring break.When she was a small girl we would always make Brownie's together.She has grown into a beautiful young woman and I wanted to surprise her with a very "Grown Up Brownie. This is the perfect "Grown Up Brownie".

Ina Gartens  Brownie Tart
From Barefoot In Paris, 2004 Ina Garten

This Brownie Tart is so delicious, it is a real chocolate lovers dream. 

So lets make a tart.
Eggs Sugar Coffee and Vanilla
Beat Eggs, Sugar,Coffee and Vanilla Until Fluffy
Add Chopped Walnuts and Chocolate Chips
Fold In The Flour Mixture
Bake The Tart
Prepare The Glaze
Drizzle or Glaze The Top of The Tart
Top With Ice Cream and Enjoy Your Tart!
Brownie Tart
Ina Garten
Barefoot in Paris
Prepared In Miz Helen's Kitchen
Serves 8
6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter
3 1/4 cups (20 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
3 extra-large eggs
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 cup (4 ounces) chopped walnuts
2 to 3 tablespoons heavy cream
Grease and flour a 9 inch tart pan with removable sides. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Melt the butter in a bowl set over simmering water. Add 2 cups of the chocolate chips, remove from the heat, and stir until the chocolate melts. Set aside to cool completely.
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the eggs, sugar, coffee, and vanilla on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.  Stir in the cooled chocolate. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, 1 cup of the chocolate chips, and the walnuts.  Fold the flour mixture into the batter until just combined. Pour into the pan and bake for 35 to 40 minutes, until the center is puffed (the top my crack0.  The inside will still be very soft. Cool to room temperature before removing the sides of the tart pan. 
Melt the remaining 1/4 cup of chocolate chips with the heavy cream and drizzle on the tart.
Print Recipe 

We all enjoyed this decadent Brownie Tart from Ina Garten, give it a try and let me know what you think...
Thank you so much for stopping by today and hope to see you soon!
Peace and Joy
















42 comments:

  1. Doesn't that just look amazing! Love brownies and I'm sure everyone enjoyed this great version! Thanks so much for joining the Cook-Along Miz Helen:@)

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  2. Miz Helen, Your brownie tart looks fabulous! So glad you shared this delightful recipe.
    Blessings, Beth

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  3. I received one of Ina's cookbooks for Christmas, but haven't had time to sit down and make anything. This dish looks delish! May have to try this one first!

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  4. A gorgeous grown up treat, Ina's Brownie Tart looks delicious, thanks for reminding me about this great recipe.

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  5. Helen,

    This is a wonderful recipe and my choice for a birthday cake! I love Ina's recipes - simple but elegant.

    Carol

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  6. This looks delicious and easy! And I'm always up for chocolate! Happy St. Patty's day! Linda

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  7. This looks wonderful. I love sweets and a sucker for a tart :)
    I would love to join you on Thursday, thank you for the invitation!!!

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  8. A "grown-up brownie" sounds so enticing! I can't wait to find an excuse to make one!

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  9. This looks so delicious! If I had more people at the house to help eat it, I'd definitely make it!

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  10. That looks and sounds so decadent, but not too hard to make! I can't wait to try this out!

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  11. Going on a trip to a ranch this weekend and may just take Ina's brownie tart with me. Great idea!

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  12. Oh my...can I visit for spring break? I'd never leave if you served me something this decadent. Lauren's a lucky girl to have such a wonderful grandmother.

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  13. This tart look delicious! I have that cookbook. I can't believe that I haven't cooked this because I love tarts. Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving the kind comment.

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  14. I just became a follower after looking at your blog and I added you to my blogroll. I see so many good recipes that I'd like to try. We also garden and compost. I just put up a post about some things that we just planted.
    http://cottageatthecrossroads.com

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  15. Yum! Looks so delicious!

    Happy St. Patrick's Day!

    Katherine

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  16. This looks so delicious! What a great recipe of Ina's and chocolate, too.

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  17. Sinful! Can I have a slice? ;) Looks delicious.

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  18. Is it horrible that it's 9am and I am wanting this right now??? =o)

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  19. What a lovely treat for your grownup granddaughter - and everyone else! It looks so delicious! I would love to stop by, and enjoy a piece with you!

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  20. Thanks for your visit, your recipe looks so delicious. I wish I can bake like that. :-)

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  21. Oh my! This must be absolutely delicious:) Come on over to What's On the Menu Wednesday whenever you can.

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  22. Brownies in the form of a tart .. must be delightful!!!

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  23. Ooooh, this looks delicious! I hadn't seen this Ina recipe before but am going to try it next time the whole family comes for dinner!

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  24. That looks so yummy and chocolatey.....thanks for sharing it and linking it up to Foodie Wednesday.

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  25. This looks delicious! I'd love to have some for dessert right now!

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  26. Wow, save me a piece please??? Looks outstanding!!

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  27. You had me at chocolate lovers dream! Sounds wonderful.

    I'd like to invite you to share this recipe on my linky, Sweet Tooth Friday. I hope to see you there. http://alli-n-son.com/2011/03/17/soft-chewy-chocolate-chip-cookies/

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  28. What a fabulous looking tart. This is my first visit to your blog so I've been poking through your earlier entries to see what you are about. I'm so glad I did that. I really like the food and recipes you share with your readers. This is a pleasant place to visit and I'll definitely be back. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  29. I want to invite you to join in on a RECIPE LINK PARTY on my blog!

    http://larkscountryheart.blogspot.com/

    "Made it on Monday" is a WEEKLY recipe party. So you can post as often as you want. *There will be prizes often* :)

    I hope to see some of your recipes posted soon.

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  30. Hi there,
    I've just stumbled across your blog. What a great recipe you've shared with us all. I love all tarts; but this one with chocolate seems extra special.

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  31. Wow! That looks so delicious! I have a newcomer's coffee I'm hosting in 2 weeks, and I think I'll have to make this. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  32. Oh my goodness! This looks absolutely delicious! Brownies are my weakness, and you can't go wrong with an Ina Garten recipe. Did your granddaughter enjoy her special sweet treat? That was so nice of you.

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  33. Wow! This looks beautiful and delicious! I love Ina Garten's recipes! I think I hear my tart pan calling me! :)

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  34. Thanks so much for linking to THIS WEEK'S CRAVINGS... we are already enjoying a ton of recipes, so make sure to stop back by and see all the different CHOCOLATE recipes! It's gonna be one SWEET week of all CHOCOLATE!

    http://momscrazycooking.blogspot.com/2011/03/this-weeks-cravings-21-chocolate-and.html

    And don't forget to come back next week for "HIDDEN INGREDIENT"... "What can you hide in your recipes?"

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  35. My goodness, that looks good! :-) Thanks for linking up! - www.delightfulcountrycookin.com

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  36. Anything brownie-like immediately catches my attention - this looks phenomenal!

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  37. Miz Helen, this is lovely, thanks for linking to Cookbook Sundays!

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  38. Miz Helen, your brownie tart looks scrumptious! I'd love a big piece with ice cream AND whipped cream! Oh and maybe some chocolate syrup....

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  39. Yum, yum, yum!! I LOVE brownies and finding new ways to make them. I'm definitely trying this! Thanks for sharing :) Cheers!

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