Y’all, please forgive me for coming late to the party again. I’ve been in a funk because we lost the dang Super Bowl. I’m going to take some inspiration from Luke who gave a fine interview after such an unfortunate loss and try to stay positive. Seriously, a 17-2 record is something to be proud of!
Remember a couple of years ago when Denver totally blew the Super Bowl from the first snap that went right over Peyton’s head? It all went south after that, but here they are in 2016 with the Lombardi and the Super Bowl rings.
So, I’m going to have a positive attitude and #KeepPounding because watch out #PanthersNation will be back next year and we’ll be even better!
I thought it would be appropriate to share these brownies with you today because the recipe comes from our own hometown favorite, Amelie’s French Bakery. Amelie’s is famous for these brownies and for good reason!
Now, these brownies are quite delicious when made according to the recipe, but this was a dark day and we really needed to add some beer. I’m serious as a train wreck when I tell you that if you can get your hot little hands on some Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout and put it in these brownies it will be one of the best decisions you ever made. You could even leave out the caramel -it’s that good.
FULL DISCLOSURE: The caramel is delicious, but a total headache to make. I seriously made this recipe 4 times and consulted with one of the Amelie’s pastry chefs before I got it right with this dang caramel. You need to remove the sugar mixture from the heat prior to adding the cream. Then you need to SLOWLY add the cream or it will blow up and create on unholy mess on your stove. Finally, the key to serving them is to freeze them after you add the caramel sauce until they are solid, then run your knife under hot water, wipe it dry, then you can cut them. And make sure that when you put them in the freezer if you cover them make sure nothing is touching the tops of the caramel or it will totally stick. You will not be happy if this happens. Trust me.
It was a lot, but I’m trying to keep things real ’round these parts.
In my effort to keep things real, be positive, and maintain my sunny disposition, let’s not forget that we have a Valentine’s Day Giveaway event going on here for a $1000 Amazon gift card! I certainly can’t think of one single good reason why you haven’t entered yet, but there is still time so get busy!
We’re still singing Sweet Caroline and I love Cam, Greg, Luke, and the rest of my Carolina Panthers, so let’s spread some love because our Valentine’s Day giveaway is still going strong! Enter using the Rafflecopter below and Good Luck!!!!
Recipe slightly adapted from Amelie’s French Bakery
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