Brownies with Orange Creme Frosting and Ganache
  • Prepared brownies
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon orange extract
  • ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1 Tablespoon solid vegetable shortening
  1. In a medium bowl beat the butter until smooth and creamy. Add sugar, continue beating until fluffy.
  2. Add the orange zest, milk, vanilla and orange extract then beat until smooth.
  3. Spread on top of the cooled prepared brownies. Refrigerate for 15 minutes or until firm.
  4. Meanwhile in a double boiler combine the chocolate chips, butter and shortening. Stir over low heat until melted.
  5. Spread warm icing over the orange cream layer. Refrigerate for 25 minutes or until firm.
Recipe by Five Little Chefs at