Bourbon-pecan blondies

15

PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

45 min

Makes

6 Servings

Bourbon-pecan blondies

Bourbon-pecan blondies. Photo, Roberto Caruso.


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 1/2 cup sultana raisins
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter , melted
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp corn syrup
  • 1 cup chopped toasted pecans

Instructions

  • PREHEAT oven to 350F. Spray an 8 × 8-in. baking dish with oil. Line with parchment, with overhanging sides. Stir bourbon with raisins in a bowl. Microwave on high, stirring every min, until bourbon is absorbed, 3 to 4 min.
  • WHISK flour with baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Whisk butter with sugars, eggs and corn syrup in a large bowl. Fold flour mixture into egg mixture until no streaks remain. Stir in raisins and 1/2 cup pecans. Scrape into prepared pan. Smooth top. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup pecans.
  • BAKE in centre of oven until a tester inserted into centre comes out clean, 30 to 35 min. Cool in pan on a rack.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 556,
  • Protein
  • 7 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 65 g,
  • Fat
  • 31 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 95 mg.
  • Good source of
  • Vitamin A

Kid-friendly tip: Replace bourbon with 1/4 cup water and 1 tsp vanilla.