Marshmallow Brownies / Blood orange and pear juice
by Monica Lazăr on March 13, 2013
I missed you all! That’s because it passed more time than I was planning since I’ve been here. Just let me tell you how a bad tonsil infection messed up my week-end plans!
It was Friday, a sunny and warm day. I went shopping, full of energy and with some interesting recipes in my head. Seeking, finding and choosing carefully ingredients, imagining already the photographs that I was planning to take. Returned from shopping, I felt slightly tired, but that was kind of normal, I said to myself, after a day of work and shopping. I decided that I deserve a half an hour sleep and after that I will jump out of bed right in front of the oven. Half an hour turned into 3 hours and this was a little unusual for me. That evening I managed to make this delicious Marshmallow Brownie and that was all I managed to prepare because Saturday and the days that fallowed I was stuck in bed with an ugly tonsil infection.
Despite my not so good health condition, these brownies came out wonderful. This is because the recipe is extremely simple and it takes less than 30 minutes to prepare, including the time in the oven. Enjoy it! It’s “fatigue/cold/tonsils infection proof”!
3/4 cup unsalted butter
9 oz. bittersweet chocolate
½ cups sugar
1 tbsp. vanilla extract / 2 tbsp rum
1 cup all-purpose flour
½ tsp. salt
1 package of marshmallows
Preheat the oven to 350˚ F. Line a pan with baking paper.
Combine the butter and chocolate and melt them in a bowl in Bain Marie.
Whisk or stir in the sugar, eggs and vanilla until incorporated. Stir in the flour and salt until just combined.
Pour the brownie batter in the pan and put the marshmallows on top. Bake for 20 minutes. That’s it! You just prepared a delicious fudgy brownie!
And because a cup of fruit juice never hurts, especially during this period, I leave you also a flavored drink but only if you promise me not to get used with this 2 in 1 recipes posting.
Peel the pears and boil them with sugar (the amount is as you want), some cloves and half a stick of cinnamon.
Squeeze the blood oranges. Blend the poached pears, mix the puree with the orange juice, add honey and a spoonful of orange peel syrup (optional).
If you add a few ice cubes, you get a refreshing and flavorful drink. No problem if you cannot find blood oranges! The blood oranges that I purchased were not really so red inside so, any kind of oranges are fine.
I wish you all good health and lots of sweet Marshmallow Brownies along with a refreshing cup of Blood orange and pear juice! See you soon with a new and delicious recipe!