My Secret Summer Ingredient for Rich & Moist Brownies

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My Secret Summer Ingredient for Rich & Moist Brownies #IcedDelight

In the crazy-hot temps of summer, I’m always looking for a refreshing treat that offers some reprieve.  On mornings when the humidity is high, hot coffee just doesn’t hold much appeal, so thank goodness for iced coffee to the rescue.  A tall glass of International Delight Iced Coffee offers a great start to a sweltering day!

This sweet, creamy and dreamy coffee is not only ideal for summer sippn’, it’s my very special secret ingredient swap for some scrumptious summer treats, especially brownies.  Because chocolate is an essential any-time-of-the-year food group that must be tended to.

My Secret Summer Ingredient for Rich & Moist Brownies #IcedDelight

If you want to take your summer brownie mix to a new level of rich flavor, the trick is super simple, but one that will leave everyone asking for your recipe.  Really, people will wonder how what that “extra” is in your brownie mix that makes they taste so dreamy.  It’ll be our secret together that we made a simple swap and whipped them together from a mix!

Ready for this… all you need to do to up the rich and moist factor of your brownies is to swap out International Delight Vanilla (or Mocha) Iced Coffee for the water listed on the ingredient mix.  I also like to add a cup full of semi-sweet chocolate chips, too.  (You can never have enough chocolate!) 

My Secret Summer Ingredient for Rich & Moist Brownies #IcedDelight

My Secret Summer Ingredient for Rich & Moist Brownies #IcedDelight

So, the recipe is this:

Brownie Mix (I like to use the dark chocolate ones, look for the mixes that call for 1/3 to a 1/2 cup of water to be added to the mix) 
Egg (1 for chewy brownies, 2 for cake-like brownies)
Oil (if recipe calls for it)
International Delight Iced Coffee (to be used in equal measurement to replace the water in the recipe)

Preheat the oven.  Mix it all up.  Add 1 cup of chocolate chips, if desired.  Bake as directed.  Cool on a wire rack.  Cut, serve and enjoy the bliss with a cup of ID Iced Coffee on the side!

My Secret Summer Ingredient for Rich & Moist Brownies #IcedDelight

Looking for more cool ideas this summer?  Check out Summer Iced Coffee Tumbler Sweepstakes on Twitter and Facebook. You can enter daily through the ID Facebook page through the end of August to win an ID Iced Coffee tumbler! 100 tumblers will be awarded each week.

Have you traded in your hot coffee for cold this summer?  Do you have recipe swaps that “wow?”

My Secret Summer Ingredient for Rich & Moist Brownies #IcedDelight

.Disclosure: This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of International Delight. The opinions and text are all mine.

 


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Barb Webb. Founder and Editor of Rural Mom, is an author and sustainable living expert nesting in Appalachian Kentucky. When she’s not chasing chickens around the farm or engaging in mock Jedi battles, she’s writing about country living and artisan culture.
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Comments

    • Pam
    • June 21, 2014
    Reply

    Yum! That sounds delicious! I would never have thought of that. Why didn’t you bring me some last week? 🙂

    • Little Miss Kate
    • July 6, 2014
    Reply

    I want brownies now!!!! OMG these look amazing

    • mail4rosey
    • July 6, 2014
    Reply

    I don’t usually have a sweet tooth, but I really do today. I bet these would be amazing.

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