Saturday, April 25, 2015

Orange and Dulce de leche Brownies

BM # 51
Week 3, Day : 6
Theme : Baking
Theme of the week: Muffins and Brownies

Since a very long time I have been wanting to make Dulce de leche. I remember Rajani making it and then my daughter, I was constantly being reminded but somehow never got down to making . The Baking marathon was my chance to work on it and I made sure that I make something interesting with it. The recipe for Dulce de leche shall follow soon, for now I have a Brownie with it.

Again I wanted to add another flavor to my chocolate brownies, and what else could I add but for orange. I added the orange cream biscuits and truly the aroma of these brownies filled the house. The only blunder I made was preheated the oven at full which made the Dulce de leche dark on top. The minute I realized I immediately tented it with a foil, so that I could save them from that ugly burnt black.

I was lucky they were saved and I have to admit these are one of the best brownies I have had till date. My daughter loved them and I was glad to pack half of these for her.

I wonder how I am going to do my bakes in daughter is shifting to Chennai and she and the kids have always appreciated and enjoyed these bakes. So many times I bake solely for her. I will really miss her , but I guess that's life.
Coming to todays recipe...

Orange and Dulce de leche Brownies

140 gms APF
115 gms butter
225 gms sugar
170 gms semi sweet chocolate
25 gms Cocoa
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup yogurt
1 tsp vanilla extract
10 orange cream biscuits
3/4 cup dulce de leche
Grease a loaf tin and line it with parchment paper.
Melt the butter and add chocolate pieces.
Stir till smooth.
Let cool.
Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt.
Whisk lightly.
In another bowl whisk the curd and vanilla extract.
Add the flour gradually.
The batter will become thick.
Spread half the batter in the prepared pan.
Arrange the biscuits in a neat row.
Spread rest of the batter.
Spread the dulce de leche and swirl it with a fork.
Bake for 30 minutes.

Once again let me remind you that tomorrow is Sunday !..and I have a special post tomorrow too !!

Also linking it to Valli's Anniversary Mela

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  1. Vaishali, those brownies with orange cream and dulche de leche look absolutely amazing. Wish I could get my hands on just one of them -- sooooo good.

  2. Love those two tone brownies. Yummy

  3. Breathtaking brownies.. Wish i get a slice of this irresistible beauties.

  4. Must say these are surely so sinful!..I am yet to try my hand at dulce de leche..will have to make it soon!

  5. Tell me honestly, vaishali, could you stop eating the caramel? I couldn't. Its beyond delicious-ness.

    I didn't know that you had big changes going on in your life. I can imagine how tough it is when family splits in different directions. But at least its within India and just half a day away.

    I saw this post and your Sunday post earlier, but couldn't comment then.

  6. The ingredients in the brownie sound so innovative! I am sorry your daughter is moving away. It is hard to adjust to such a big change.

  7. It looks amazing and love all the ingredients.

  8. That is one innovative brownie. Was your daughter living nearby? I thought she lived in Japan.

  9. Right now am in Paris and in all the bakeries / pattiseries dulce de leche flavour is so popular and for some strange reason kept remembering Rajani only :)))

    These brownies r soooooo good :))

  10. Very innovative and interesting brownie there.

  11. yum yum yummy!!! such a tempting brownie!!!

  12. This looks so rich and decadent, and it might even satisfy my sweet cravings for a whole day.

  13. This is my favorite out of all your brownies! I am simply loving the flavor here :)

  14. No words. I thought the lasy bake was good now I think I thought wrong this is better.