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Jamaican Coffee Brownies With Pecans

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“This comes from May 2006 issue of Bon Appetit. They have a ganache topping. You could use any fine quality coffee or espresso bean for this, but the Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee is famous.”

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Spray a 13x9x2-inch metal pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Combine sugar, butter, cocoa, ground coffee, and salt in a large metal bowl. Whisk until ingredients are blended (texture will be grainy).
  3. Cool mixture to lukewarm if it isn't already. Whisk in eggs and vanilla. Sift flour over and fold in gently. Mix in pecans.
  4. Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake brownies until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Cool brownies in pan.
  5. Place chocolate chips in small bowl. Bring brewed coffee to simmer in a small saucepan; pour over chips and stir until melted and smooth. Let ganache stand until cool and beginning to thicken, about 1 hour. Spread evenly over brownies.
  6. Cut brownies into 15 squares and top each with 2 ginger strips.

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