Mexican Hot Chocolate Brownies with Dulce de Leche

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! If you’re looking for an easy and festive dessert to make tonight, you have come to the right place. Mexican hot chocolate is a favorite flavor profile of mine–cinnamon, vanilla, and the heat of cayenne combine with chocolate SO beautifully. I love working that flavor profile into more than just hot chocolate. These Mexican Hot Chocolate Brownies with Dulce de Leche are rich, decadent, and sure to be a hit with your family.

The brownies and the dulce de leche are both incredibly easy to make, using simple ingredients you probably have on hand. I hope you enjoy them! 🙂


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Mexican Hot Chocolate Brownies with Dulce de Leche

Ingredients

  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 TBS cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • For the Dulce de Leche
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350º F.
  2. Add all brownie ingredients except chocolate chips to a large bowl and whisk together until well combined. Using a spatula, fold in the chocolate chips.
  3. Pour the batter in a greased or parchment lined 9x13 pan. Bake for 35 minutes.
  4. For the Dulce de Leche
  5. Pour the sweetened condensed milk into a glass container, such as a mason jar. Place in a larger, microwave safe container filled with water that reaches about halfway up the side of the container with the condensed milk. Microwave for 2 minutes at 50% power. Remove and stir. Continue in this fashion until the sauce has thickened enough to coat a spoon but still be drizzled and has darkened to a light caramel color.
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Enjoy!

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Jana is a wife and a momma. Food has always been a passion of hers, which led her to study Culinary Arts in college. After having her son, she put her dreams of owning her own restaurant on hold for a while and discovered a love for sharing her life and her culinary talent through blogging. Jana could easily spend all day creating magic in the kitchen...if she didn't have to do the dishes afterwards.

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