Fudgy California Fig-Nut Brownies

andrew@bytejockeyz.comDesserts, Fiber Rich, Recipes

Fudgy California Fig-Nut Brownies

Forget cake brownies, this is the best fudgy brownie recipe. These fig brownies are best eaten with a glass of milk.
Nutrition
Servings 16 brownies

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs large
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate chopped
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs stemmed and chopped
  • 1/3 cup walnuts chopped, toasted

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325°. Coat 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick spray. In medium bowl lightly beat eggs with wire whisk. Add sugar and whisk until well-blended. Whisk in oil and vanilla. Melt chocolate in small bowl in microwave oven on 50 percent power for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Whisk chocolate into egg mixture. In small bowl, stir together flour, cocoa and salt. Stir flour mixture into chocolate mixture, blending until smooth; batter will be stiff. Stir in figs and walnuts. Spread batter in baking pan. Bake for 35 minutes or until pick inserted in center comes out with a few crumbs attached. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into 16 brownies.

Notes

Photo: David Campbell

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