Recipes and Cooking Orange-Kissed Chocolate Brownies 3.8 (25) Add your rating & review Create these posh brownies that feature the two uptown flavors of orange juice and chocolate for a dessert recipe so delicious, everyone will be asking for more. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 23, 2008 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Staci Scheurenbrand Prep Time: 40 mins Bake Time: 25 mins Cool Time: 15 mins Chill Time: 1 hrs Total Time: 2 hrs 20 mins Servings: 32 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 eggs 2 cup sugar 1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour 1 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder 1 cup butter, melted ¼ cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel 3 ½ cup powdered sugar 2 - 3 tablespoon orange juice 4 ounce semisweet chocolate ½ cup butter 2 tablespoon light-color corn syrup Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with heavy foil, extending foil over the edges of the pan. Lightly grease foil. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine eggs and sugar. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 3 to 5 minutes or until mixture is pale yellow and thickened. In a small bowl, whisk together flour and cocoa powder. Add flour mixture to egg mixture, beating just until smooth. Using a wooden spoon, stir in the melted butter until combined. Spread batter evenly in prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack. For frosting: Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the 1/4 cup butter and the orange peel. Beat on medium speed until smooth. Add 1 cup of the powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon of the orange juice, beating until combined. Beat in the remaining 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar and enough of the remaining 1 to 2 tablespoons orange juice to make a frosting of spreading consistency. Spread frosting evenly over cooled brownies. Cover and chill for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine semisweet chocolate and the 1/2 cup butter. Cook and stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Remove from heat; stir in corn syrup. Cool for 15 minutes. Slowly pour melted chocolate mixture over the frosted brownies. Tilt pan gently to spread chocolate over the whole top. Chill about 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. Using the edges of the foil, lift the uncut brownies out of the pan. Cut into bars. Makes 32 bars. To Store: Place bars in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 3 months. To serve, thaw bars if frozen. Let refrigerated bars stand at room temperature about 15 minutes before serving. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 244 Calories 12g Fat 34g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 32 Calories 244 % Daily Value * Total Fat 12g 15% Saturated Fat 7g 35% Cholesterol 53mg 18% Sodium 82mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 34g 12% Total Sugars 28g Protein 2g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.9mg 5% Potassium 104mg 2% Folate, total 12.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.