Bourbon Brownies with Praline Icing

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Recipe: #10922

November 01, 2013

Categories: Brownies

"C'est tres bon, is all I can say! Just typing this awesome Cajun brownie recipe is making me drool... Source is Cajun Delights cooking blog. I know what dessert will be tonite!"

Original is 16 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (82.9 g)
  • Calories 355
  • Total Fat - 20.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 9.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 51.8 mg
  • Sodium - 156.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 42.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.5 g
  • Sugars - 31.9 g
  • Protein - 4 g
  • Calcium - 27.4 mg
  • Iron - 1.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method


Step 1

In large saucepan, combine the butter, sugar, and water. Cook, over medium heat, until just boiling. Add chocolate chips, and stir until melted. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.

Step 2

Stir in the eggs, bourbon, and vanilla, and beat lightly. Stir in the flour, baking soda, salt and pecans and mix well.

Step 3

Spread the batter into prepared 8x8 baking dish. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 20 minutes and cool in the pan. Top with Praline Icing.


Step 4

In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, bring the first 3 ingredients to a boil. Boil for one minute, whisking constantly.

Step 5

Remove from heat and whisk in powdered sugar and almond extract until smooth. Add pecans and continue to stir for about 3 minutes or until the mixture begins to thicken.

Step 6

Pour onto cooled brownies. Makes 1 1/2 cups.


No special items needed.

2 Reviews


Loved the icing , sweet but delicious! The brownie had good flavor but was pretty dry. I would probably reduce the baking time by about 5 minutes or add something to make it moister . The bourbon flavor didn't come through so I would add extra and maybe add some to the frosting too. I brought them to work and they disappeared so lots of people enjoyed them too!


review by:
(25 Aug 2018)


Goodness if there was ever the best brownies this is the one, I used about a 1/4 cup bourbon that's what I had left in the bottle so I just poured it in, the more the better I say, this was a test-run for Christmas, I think I may sprinkle some crushed candy canes over the icing for the holidays, these brownies are to die for, thanks JostLori for posting the recipe here!


review by:
(3 Nov 2013)

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