Orange-White Chocolate Brownies

Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
28 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
32 brownies


  • 12 ounce white baking chocolate with cocoa butter, chopped

  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel

  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup finely chopped pecans, toasted

  • 1 recipe White Chocolate-Orange Frosting

  • Thinly sliced kumquats (optional)

White Chocolate-Orange Frosting

  • 6 ounce white baking chocolate, chopped

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 3 ½ cup powdered sugar

  • cup sour cream

  • ½ teaspoon orange flavoring

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • Few drops Orange food coloring (optional)


  1. In a medium saucepan cook and stir white chocolate and butter over low heat until melted and smooth. Remove from heat; cool. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending the foil over edges of pan; set aside.

  2. Stir sugar into white chocolate mixture. Add eggs, one at a time, beating with a wooden spoon after each addition just until combined. Stir in vanilla and orange peel. Stir in flour and pecans just until combined. Pour batter into the prepared baking pan, spreading evenly.

  3. Bake for 28 to 30 minutes or until top is lightly browned and edges start to pull away from sides of pan. Cool in pan on a wire rack.

  4. Spread White Chocolate-Orange Frosting over cooled brownies. Using the edges of the foil, lift uncut brownies out of pan. Cut into bars. If desired, garnish with kumquat slices before serving.

White Chocolate-Orange Frosting

  1. In a small saucepan heat and stir white chocolate over low heat until melted and smooth. Set aside until lukewarm. In a large mixing bowl combine the butter and half of the powdered sugar. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until combined. Beat in the sour cream, orange flavoring, and the salt until combined. Beat in the remaining powdered sugar. Beat in the melted white chocolate until combined. If desired, ting frosting with orange food coloring.

To Store:

Place brownies in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 2 months.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

245 Calories
13g Fat
31g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 32
Calories 245
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 90mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0.5mg 2%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 70mg 1%
Folate, total 13.7mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0mg

*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.

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