Last Updated on February 5, 2022 by The Noms
Alcoholic brownies. Do I need to say more? Yep, Whiskey.
One of Mrs. Nom’s favorite childhood treats was a chocolate root beer float, so adding a bit of an adult twist to that combination only made sense when we had a bottle of Uncle Bob’s Root Beer Whiskey come into our possession, especially with whiskey being such a great pair with chocolate. Needing a fun brownie dessert recipe for a night with friends, we decided that alcoholic brownies would be the perfect end to a great meal.
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This recipe uses a bittersweet dark chocolate to help balance out the sweetness of the root beer whiskey and enhance the herbal notes making the brownie rich and complex. Topped with a root beer whiskey and chocolate whipped cream frosting, there is just a bit of a bite from the whiskey.
Starting out with a sweet chocolate flavor and finishing with an intense root beer flavor, the light frosting is a perfect topping to the fudgy whiskey brownies.
What Ingredients are Needed for the Root Beer Whiskey Brownies?
- Root Beer Whiskey
- Bittersweet Chocolate
- Chocolate Whipped Cream Frosting
- Root Beer Whiskey
- Chocolate Chips
- Powdered Sugar
- Chocolate Bitters
- Whipping Cream
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A boozy, chocolaty fudgy version of the delicious chocolate classic.
For the Brownies
- 4 Tablespoon butter, unsalted
- 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 3 ounces Root Beer Whiskey
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/3 cup cocoa
Chocolate Whipped Cream Frosting
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/2 cup melted chocolate chips
- 2 Tablespoons powdered sugar
- 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
- 3 dashes chocolate bitters
- 1 1/2 ounces Root Beer Whiskey
For the Brownies
Preheat the oven to 350°. Line an 8x8 pan with parchment paper.
In a microwave safe bowl, combine the butter and chocolate. Heat in 30 second intervals until melted. Stir in sugar. Add in eggs, root beer whiskey and salt.
Fold in flour and cocoa until smooth and shiny.
Pour mixture into the parchment lined dish. Bake for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool completely before frosting.
For the Frosting
Whip the cream into stiff peaks.
Pour chocolate in and mix. Add in powdered sugar and cornstarch. Mix.
Add in whiskey and bitters. Whip until slightly stiff.
Frost brownies. Serve.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 358Total Fat: 15.6gSaturated Fat: 9.9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 64mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 1.9gSugar: 35.4gProtein: 4.4g
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