Mexican Brownies with Apricot-Ancho Filling and Dark Chocolate Ganache

Mexican Brownies with Apricot-Ancho Filling and Dark Chocolate Ganache

Serve your family with these apricot filled Mexican chocolate brownies that are made using Betty Crocker® brownie mix and topped with cinnamon ganache – a wonderful dessert.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:35

Hr:Mins

Makes

16

brownies

Apricot Filling
1 1/2
cups cut-up dried apricots
2
tablespoons sugar
3/4
cup water
2
teaspoons ancho chile powder
Brownies
1
box Betty Crocker® Supreme dark chocolate brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
Cinnamon Ganache
1/2
cup whipping cream
1/2
cup chopped bittersweet baking chocolate
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, heat Apricot Filling ingredients to boiling, stirring constantly; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Cool slightly. In food processor bowl with metal blade, place mixture. Cover; process until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 16 regular-size muffin cups.
  3. In medium bowl, stir Brownie ingredients until well blended. Spoon about 2 tablespoons brownie batter into each muffin cup. Drop 1 tablespoon filling over brownie batter in each cup. Top each with additional 2 to 3 tablespoons batter.
  4. Bake 20 to 24 minutes or until tops are dry; cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  5. In 1-quart saucepan, heat whipping cream over medium-low heat until hot. Remove from heat; stir in chocolate and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon until melted and smooth. Let stand 15 minutes to thicken. Carefully pour chocolate mixture onto top of each brownie.
Makes 16 brownies

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Brownie)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 140mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 41g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 30g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.