Ginger chocolate brownies, anyone? What about spiking the batter with chili powder for some sweet heat? If you think about it, our favorite brownie recipes are really just a base for whatever else we feel like adding in - and once you start experimenting, it's very hard to stop!
Make a batch of your favorite brownies (or try our personal favorite recipe!), then play around with mixing in some of these ingredients to the batter. You can add more than one ingredient from each category, but don't go too far over the recommended total amount.
1. Add 1-3 Teaspoons of Any of These:
Instant Espresso (or Coffee) Powder
Ginger (powdered or freshly grated)
2. Add 1 Cup of Any of These:
3. Top Baked Brownies with Any of These:
Powdered Sugar (only once the brownies have completely cooled or the sugar will melt)
Dulce de Leche
What other ingredients do you like adding to brownies?
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