Waiter, There's a Truffle in My Brownie!

An all-adult version you'll soon be addicted to!


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, cut into chunks
  • 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup unbleached, all purpose flour
  • 1 pound chocolate truffles*

* more or less after eating a few on the way home!), your choice of flavors with solid centers, cut into 1/2-inch pieces


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine the butter and bittersweet chocolate in a double boiler set over simmering water. Stir often over low heat until chocolate/butter mixture is melted and smooth.
  3. Remove from heat; transfer to a bowl.
  4. Beat in sugar, eggs and vanilla extract, blending well.
  5. Stir in flour and truffle pieces. Pour into a lightly greased 9-inch square pan.
  6. Bake until brownie is just set, about 20 minutes. Do not over-bake.
  7. Let cool in a pan on a wire rack.
  8. Serve warm or cool, cut into pieces. Top portions to taste with vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt and a sprinkling of cocoa powder.

Source: from Bev Shaffer, Cooking School Director - fox8cleveland