German chocolate brownie

Recipe Beth Jacob. Food Styling Kari Wardrop. Photography Jerry Grajewski.


1/2 pound butter

1/2 pound good-quality dark chocolate, chopped

4 eggs

2 cups brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 cups all-purpose flour

German chocolate topping

2 (10-ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk

3 cups shredded sweetened coconut

2 cups pecans, coarsely chopped


Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray parchment-lined 9x13-inch pan with cooking spray. Over double boiler with simmering water, melt chocolate and butter. Remove from heat, whisk in eggs, then sugar, salt and flour. Spread into prepared pan. Bake for 30-40 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.

For topping, preheat broiler. In medium bowl mix topping ingredients. Carefully spread topping over surface of baked brownie. Place under broiler for about 3 minutes, watching closely the whole time and rotating pan for even browning. Allow to cool completely before cutting.