Sunday, August 17, 2014

Salted Pepper Brownies

This spicy cake style brownie has a hint of orange, a kick of cayenne pepper and is balanced out with a pinch of sea salt.


  • One Box of Duncan Hines Decadent California Walnut Brownie Mix 
  • 2 large eggs 
  • 1/3 cup of vegetable oil 
  • 2 tablespoons water 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla 
  • zest of a small orange 
  • dash of cinnamon 
  • dash or two of cayenne pepper 
  • 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt 
  • whipped cream for garnish


Step 1: Preheat your oven to 325 and lightly oil your brownie pan.

Step 2: Pour 1/3 cup of oil into a measuring cup, add the water, eggs, vanilla, and orange zest. Beat lightly to combine.

Step 3: Pour the brownie mix into a large bowl.  Add the cinnamon, cayenne and sea salt. Stir until mixed.

Step 4: Add your wet ingredients to your dry and stir only enough to combine.

Step 5: Bake your brownies until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean. Around 30 minutes.

Serve with whipped cream and garnished with orange zest.  Bon App├ętit!