and so continues the month-long saga of anna in the kitchen with minimal utensils and ingredients. but this recipe may be one of the last shortcut types for a while, since there is only one week of the festival left and then a return to normal stocked kitchen cupboards and pantries.
but what fun we're having here! with boxes of gluten free brownie mix!
here's a recipe for anyone needing a brownie makeover. you can use it with your favorite brownie recipe, a normal box mix, or like i did with colleen, a box of gluten free brownies! this was all her idea and boy is it a good one. she's a fellow violinist and austonian!! legit!!
these two little extra steps really jazz up your normal brownie experience and create a fancy twist to an old classic. good enough for any occasion! promise!
blueberry cream cheese brownies
1 standard recipe for brownie batter
1 package cream cheese at room temp.
1 large egg
1 tbs sugar
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 c blueberries
1 tbs sugar
2 tbs water
- spread half of brownie batter in the bottom of an 8x8 pan prepared with foil and cooking spray or butter.
- mix together cream cheese, egg and sugar. spread over brownie mix in pan.
- in a saucepan, simmer blueberries, sugar and water for five minutes over medium low or until a sauce is created. spread of cream cheese.
- top with remaining batter and place in the oven for the amount of time listed on your specific brownie recipe!