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chocolate cardamom brownies with chocolate pistachio icing


i love cardamom! i can't get enough of it, so i modified two other 'zaar recipes (32204 and 97213) to satisfy my cardamom craving. voilà, one more way to enjoy the subtle delights of cardamom.


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  1. Preheat over to 350f
  2. Grease two 8x8 glass pans or one larger pan
  3. In a large bowl
  4. Combine the butter and cocoa powder
  5. Add sugar
  6. Mix well
  7. Add eggs and stir until well combined
  8. Add vanilla
  9. Cardamom
  10. And salt
  11. Stir well
  12. Add in flour
  13. But do not overmix
  14. Spoon mixture into pan and bake for approximately 25 minutes
  15. Until toothpick inserted into middle comes out clean
  16. Set brownies on rack to dry
  17. Once brownies are out of the oven
  18. To make the ganache icing
  19. Using a double boiler
  20. Combine the chocolate
  21. Cream
  22. And butter
  23. Keep stirring until combined
  24. Remove mixture from heat
  25. Stir occasionally until cool
  26. Spread over brownies
  27. Top with chopped pistachios

Step 15

Total Time in Minute 40

Ingredients Count 11

cooking chocolate cardamom brownies with chocolate pistachio icing

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