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Cinco de Mayo Dessert: Jalapeño Brownies

May 5 2008 - 4:13pm

A couple of weeks ago, Conde Nast Traveler [1] hosted its 8th Annual Hot List party [2] in New York City. One of the desserts on the menu, which was catered by Mary Guilani [3], were these jalapeño brownies. I thought they would make an exceptionally original dessert for Cinco de Mayo [4], so I whipped up a batch and brought them to work. The recipe is simple — it's basically a classic brownie recipe with minced jalapeños folded in — and interestingly complex. The result is a spicy meets sweet flavor explosion. Although the office had mixed feelings about these brownies, I thought they were innovative and exciting. To take a look at the recipe, .


Jalapeños await chopping.

I used the food processor to quickly mince the jalapeños.

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The melted butter mixed with the melted chocolate.

The recipe was so simple, I didn't even need to use a hand mixer.

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Whisking in the chocolate.

Folding in the jalapeños.

My best brownie pan was being used for something else. Thus, I lined my older one with parchment paper and made the brownies in

Before cutting.

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