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Honey Bun Brownies Recipe

By Emma :

Everyday Culinary Delights👩‍🍳

Honey Bun Brownies

Oh, how grateful I am to share this recipe with you today! I’ve been tinkering in my kitchen, experimenting with ways to sweeten up our days, and I must say, this delightful twist on a classic treat is a winner. Imagine the cozy, comforting essence of a honey bun and the rich, decadent texture of a brownie merging into one scrumptious bite. Yes, it’s real, and it’s spectacular! I’m thrilled to bring you this recipe for Honey Bun Brownies – a perfect blend of two beloved treats!

Ingredients

To make these mouth-watering brownies, you’ll need:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips (optional)

For the honey glaze:

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

How to Make Honey Bun Brownies

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Line an 8×8-inch baking pan with parchment paper, leaving an overhang on the sides for easy removal.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients: In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Combine the wet ingredients: In another bowl, mix the melted butter, granulated sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, and honey until smooth.
  4. Combine wet and dry mixtures: Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with milk, and mix until well incorporated. Stir in white chocolate chips if using.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Make the honey glaze while the brownies bake: In a small bowl, combine honey, powdered sugar, and heavy cream until smooth.
  8. Glaze the brownies: Once baked, remove the brownies from the oven and immediately pour the honey glaze over the hot brownies. Spread evenly.
  9. Cool in the pan on a wire rack before removing and slicing into squares.

Helpful Tips

  • Checking doneness: Be careful not to overbake the brownies; you want them just set in the center for that gooey, fudgy texture.
  • Spreading the glaze: Use a pastry brush to evenly distribute the honey glaze over the brownies, covering every nook and cranny.

Substitutions/Variations

  • Gluten-free: Substitute the all-purpose flour with a gluten-free flour blend to make these brownies gluten-free.
  • Vegan option: Use plant-based butter and milk, and substitute eggs with your favorite vegan alternative.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I make these brownies nuttier? A: Absolutely! Feel free to add chopped nuts like pecans or walnuts to the batter for an extra crunch.

Q: Are these brownies very sweet? A: They have a delightful sweetness, balanced by the richness of the brownies. If you prefer less sweet, reduce the sugar slightly in the batter.

Storage Instructions

Store your Honey Bun Brownies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days or refrigerate for up to a week. For longer storage, freeze them for up to 3 months.

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Thank you for joining me on this sweet adventure! There’s nothing like a batch of freshly baked Honey Bun Brownies to make your day a bit brighter. Happy baking, and enjoy your delicious treat!

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Honey Bun Brownies

Honey Bun Brownies Recipe


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  • Author: Emma
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 16 brownies 1x

Description

Dive into the blissful world of Honey Bun Brownies, where the comforting sweetness of honey buns meets the rich indulgence of classic brownies. This recipe promises a delightful treat that’s perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a cozy family gathering or a sweet personal indulgence. Join me, Emma, in the kitchen as we bake a batch of these heavenly treats that are sure to make your heart and taste buds sing!


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips (optional)

For the honey glaze:

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Line an 8×8-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine melted butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and honey. Mix until smooth.
  4. Gradually blend the dry ingredients into the wet, alternating with milk. Fold in white chocolate chips if desired.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan, smoothing the top with a spatula.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. For the glaze, whisk together honey, powdered sugar, and cream until smooth. Spread over hot brownies.
  8. Allow to cool before cutting into squares.

Notes

  • Add nuts like pecans or walnuts for a crunchy texture.
  • For a less sweet version, reduce the sugar in the batter by a few tablespoons.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 brownie
  • Calories: Approximately 210
  • Sugar: 18 g
  • Sodium: 85 mg
  • Fat: 9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 5 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 29 g
  • Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 55 mg