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Gooey Caramel Chocolate Ganache Brownies
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5 from 4 votes

Gooey Caramel Chocolate Ganache Brownies

Perfect sweet treat for indulgent, rich and sinful brownies. Share it with friends.
Course: Dessert
Keyword: brownies, caramel, chocolate, chocolate ganache
Calories:
Author: Kim Lange

Ingredients

Brownies:

  • 1 box Pillsbury Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix 18.4 oz) + ingredients and bake brownies according to directions on brownie box. Let cool.

Caramel Layer:

  • 1 bag caramels, unwrapped if you use softer caramels, you'll get gooier caramel
  • cup heavy cream or evaporated milk
  • Optional: ¼ cup Caramel sauce for thinner caramel

Chocolate Topping:

  • 2 cups Good quality chocolate chips or chopped
  • Optional: ½ cup whipping cream or milk of choice -- for true ganache

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350°F.

Brownie Layer:

  • Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides; spray with cooking spray.
  • 1 Pillsbury Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix, 18.4 oz) + ingredients and bake brownies according to directions on brownie box and don't overbake. Let cool.
  • Gooey Caramel Layer:
  • Combine the caramel candies and heavy cream in a medium microwaveable bowl. Microwave for 1 minute in 30-second intervals, stirring between each until the mixture is thick and smooth.
  • Pour the caramel topping over the brownies. Let set for 10 minutes.

Chocolate Topping:

  • In a medium size bowl, melt the chocolate for about 30 seconds in microwave, stirring every 10 seconds. Microwave for longer until chocolate is completely smooth.
  • Optional: Add and whip cream into melted chocolate if you want a softer, richer chocolate.
  • Pour or spread the chocolate mixture on top of the caramel filling and spread out as best you can.
  • Place in the fridge for chocolate to firm up. Up to 2 hours for the chocolate ganache frosting.
  • Use foil handles to lift brownies from pan before cutting to serve.
  • Let brownies come to room temp 5 minutes or microwave a tad for a yummy, indulgent treat.
  • You can't really mess this up.  Brownies, caramel and chocolate is all you need. Um...yea. :)

Notes

To take it up a notch, of course, add a heaping scoop of your favorite ice cream and some caramel sauce, maybe a little hot fudge, a spritz of whipped cream and some chopped nuts.
That my sweet friends, is THE ULTIMATE SUMMER BROWNIE SUNDAE!!!