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Chocolate Brownie Sundae With Maple Caramel Sauce And Candied Bacon

This sinfully delicious Chocolate Brownie Sundae With Maple Caramel Sauce And Candied Bacon tastes absolutely amazing times 100! The decadent flavors of rich chocolate, sweet maple syrup, creamy vanilla ice cream and salty candied bacon are a marriage made in heaven.

Chocolate Brownie Sundae With Maple Caramel Sauce And Candied Bacon

This weekend was my town’s winter carnival celebrations and in keeping with the theme, I wanted to make a frozen dessert with a Canadian twist. Canadians are known for their pure maple syrup and love of bacon, inspiring me to create this sweet and salty dessert.

I used my mom’s one pan brownie recipe that I been using ever since I was a teenager. Instead of using a bowl, everything gets mixed right in the pan. So easy and less clean up! Make them plain or add some tasty add-ins like I did with these yummy Cadbury Creme Egg Brownies.

Nothing beats the taste of piping hot chocolate brownies straight from the oven topped with a large scoop of creamy vanilla ice cream. Except for warm brownies and ice cream smothered in warm maple caramel sauce and candied bacon that is!

Chocolate Brownie Sundae With Maple Caramel Sauce And Candied Bacon

For best quality and taste, use 100% pure maple syrup rather than a processed pancake syrup. Maple syrup is good for you too! It contains zinc, manganese and over 50 antioxidants which helps keep your heart strong, immune system healthy and helps prevent cancer and diabetes. That is all the justification I need to indulge in this sinful delicious dessert once a year (it will probable end up being more like twice) without all the guilt.

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Chocolate Brownie Sundae With Maple Caramel Sauce And Candied Bacon

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 60 minutes

Yield: 4-6 servings

Chocolate Brownie Sundae With Maple Caramel Sauce And Candied Bacon

Ingredients

    Brownies:
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Caramel Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • Toppings:
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • vanilla ice cream

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F.
  2. Lay out 8 strips of bacon on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Cook for 15 minutes, or until the fat begins to render. Brush with maple syrup and cook for another 3 to 5 minutes, until the bacon is crisp and sticky. Cool and set aside.
  3. Lower the temperature oven to 350F.
  4. On the stove, over medium heat, melt the butter in a 8 x 8 inch baking pan. Remove from heat.
  5. Add the sugar and cocoa and stir.
  6. Add the eggs and mix well.
  7. Add the flour, baking powder and salt and mix thoroughly.
  8. Place the pan in the oven and cook for 25 minutes.
  9. While the brownies are baking, make the caramel sauce.
  10. Place the butter, brown sugar and salt in a saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring constantly until melted.
  11. Lower the temperature to medium heat and continue cooking at a low boil for another 2 minutes, stirring constantly until the sugar is dissolved.
  12. Add the maple syrup and continue cooking for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened and glossy.
  13. Build your sundae!
  14. Place a warm brownie on a plate or sundae dish and top with a scoop or two of vanilla ice cream. Drizzle warm maple caramel sauce over the ice cream and top with crumbled candied bacon.
  15. Grab a spoon and dig in!

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