TWD- Caramel-Peanut Topped Brownie Cake

This week’s recipe was chosen by Wee Treats by Tammy. The recipe is for a brownie cake base, topped with salted peanuts mixed with gooey caramel. Flipping through the book a few weeks ago, I saw the picture of this and the description that it’s reminiscent of a Snickers bar, and I told my husband we should try it. Then lo and behold, it’s this week’s recipe!
I made mine in a 9″ springform since I don’t have an 8″. I should’ve adjusted the baking time accordingly, because I baked mine for 30 minutes (the receipe says 40-45) and it was a little dry- did anyone else have that problem? These are not baked beans- it’s the caramel/peanut topping. The recipe says to cook until the caramel is a rich, dark brown, which seems a little ambiguous to me. It says to cook 10 minutes, but mine took longer than that. Then, I stepped away for a minute, came back, and it was D-A-R-K! Darn the 2 year old and 1 year old rascals!
I think it turned out ok, though. Since the caramel was a little overcooked, we served it warmed with vanilla ice cream. Only one slice for my husband and me and the rest was given away!
Check out TWD for the recipe and the blog roll!

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