Nancy Barber (nlbarber) wrote,
Nancy Barber


Today is sister-in-law's birthday--she has the joyous coincidence (not) of sharing her birthday with Tax Day, most years. I got the kids over here this afternoon, and we made a birthday dessert: Rose Levy Beranbaum's Brownie Puddle.

It's a brownie, yes, with Dutch-process cocoa AND bittersweet chocolate and cream cheese, light on the flour, and with pecans. Bake in a tart pan. Take it out of the oven and immediately poke holes in it with the handle of a wooden spoon, and fill the holes with bittersweet chocolate ganache. Keep adding ganache until the tart cools enough to not absorb any more.

We served it with a pile of fresh raspberries and a little whipped cream. I am vowing to make 4 Jazzercise classes this week in penance...
Tags: cooking

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