Brownie Bites with Chipotle Buttercream & Candied Jalapeno




Brownie Bites:

  • 2 lbs chocolate
  • 4 cups cream
Chipotle Buttercream:
  • 1 lb butter
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp mile
  • Chili powder
Candied Jalapenos:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • Pinch of lime zest
  • 2-3 Jalapenos, thinly sliced


To prepare brownie bites:

  1. Crumble the brownie bites in a bowl. Add melted butter slowly and combine together for a dense consistency.
  2. Once combined, press the mixture into a lightly sprayed baking sheet. Spread as evenly as possible and top with ganache.
  3. Then top with chipotle buttercream and jalapenos
  To prepare the ganache:
  1. Bring cream to a boil. Pour over chocolate and whisk until incorporated and all chocolate is melted.
To prepare the chipotle buttercream:
  1. Cream butter until smooth. Add powdered sugar and whip until light and fluffy. Slowly add milk. Add chili powder to taste
To prepare candied jalapenos:
  1. Bring sugar and water to a boil. Reduce to a syrup and add lime zest. Slice jalapenos to desired size, removing seeds is optional
  2. Drizzle simple syrup over jalapenos and allow to dry.


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