Cara-Cara Orange Brownies

  • 1 stick (8 Tbs.) unsalted butter
  • 4 Tbs. + 1 tsp. Bella Nonnas Blood Orange Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange zest
  • 6 oz. 60% dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbs. Bella Nonnas Cara-Cara Orange Vanilla Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 5 large eggs, whisked
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour

Cooking Instructions:
  • Preheat the oven to 325.
  • Using a teaspoon of blood orange extra virgin olive oil, grease a 9 x 13 baking pan.
  • Line pan with strip of parchment, cut to overhang the long sides of the pan.
  • In a large bowl set over a double boiler, slowly melt the butter with the dark chocolate.
  • Stir constantly until completely melted.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the olive oil, eggs, balsamic, orange zest and sugar.
  • Mix until well combined.
  • Whisk together the flour and cocoa powder and add to the wet ingredients.
  • Fold until there are no visible dry spots.
  • Scrape batter into the prepared baking pan.
  • Bake on the center rack of the oven for approx. 30 minutes or until a tester inserted in the center comes out with very moist crumbs.
  • Allow to cool in the pan for 15 min.
  • Lift out using the parchment and cool completely before cutting.

Cooking Time: 30 min
Servings: 10-12