1 1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 cup GOLDEN BLOSSOM HONEY
3/4 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups walnuts, coarsely chopped
3 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate squares
2 tablespoons butter
2 cups confectioners powdered sugar
3 tablespoons boiling water
Honey Flavors and Colors
Honey has different flavors and colors, depending on the location and kinds of flowers the bees visit. Climatic conditions of the area also influence its flavor and color.
Combine sugar and cocoa powder in a large bowl. Add honey, butter and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer until combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
In a small bowl mix together flour and salt. Add to wet ingredients, beating to just combine. Stir in walnuts. Spread evenly into prepared pan. Bake 35 – 40 minutes or until brownies test done. Remove to a rack to cool.
In a small pan over a very low heat, melt chocolate squares and butter. Stir until melted. Do not boil. Or use microwave according to directions on chocolate package.
Put confectioners sugar in a medium bowl. Pour in chocolate mixture. Beat with an electric mixer. Add the boiling water and beat until smooth. Immediately spread evenly over cooled brownies. Cut into 2-inch squares.
Yields: 24 (2-inch) brownies