I once again participated in the Eat My Blog bake sale that took place this past Saturday at Tender Greens in West Hollywood. I had made these tasty guys last year and I felt it was right to bake them up once again for others to taste the deliciousness of chocolate. :) I whipped up some white chocolate brownies with peanut butter chips.
I ate up the side scraps and bits and pieces that fell off. Call it a rewarding midnight snack. :) The texture is a mix between a cake and a brownie with the peanut butter chips half way melted int he nooks and crannies. Hope that's a good enough description to whet your appetite.
Wrapped each square in a treat bag with a little B + B card attached to the back, then made my delivery. I did make a small little batch for myself the next day. Those scraps weren't enough to fill me up with white chocolate goodness. I'm happy to report that the Eat My Blog bake sale went great. Raising over $3700 for the LA Food Bank. Woohoo... I'm sure you can find recaps on the event from many LA bloggers. (Here's one from Cathy at Gastronomy Blog.) I'm glad to have been able to participate in some capacity. Can't wait for the next one.
White Chocolate Brownies with Peanut Butter chips
1 c white chocolate chips (plus extra)
1 c granulated sugar
1/2 c unsalted butter or margarine (softened)
1/2 Tbsp vanilla extract
2 c cake flour or all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 c peanut butter chips
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 c water
Preheat oven to 350˚F
Sift together flour, baking powder, salt. Set aside.
Melt the white chocolate white chocolate chips in a bowl with the water. Heat in the mircowave for 1 1/2 - 2 min or until melted. Stir the mixture after the first minute to combine. Or use the double boiler method. Bring some water to a boil in a small pot. Once the water is boiling bring it down to a simmer. Place the chocolate and water in a metal bowl and place on top of the pot. Stir chocolate ocassionally to combine until melted.
In another bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Then add in the eggs, mixing after each one. Add in vanilla, then the melted white chocolate. Combine well then slowly add the flour mixture. Mix well until there are no lumps.
Add in the peanuts butter chips.
Lightly grease preferred baking pan and pour in the batter. Sprinkle a little more white chocolate chips on top.