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Earl Grey Brownie Pudding

This Earl Grey Brownie Pudding is supremely rich, ultra chocolate-y, and decadent beyond belief. The addition of Earl Grey tea to the batter adds a subtle hint of spice.

Earl Grey Brownie Pudding | Supremely rich, ultra chocolate-y, and decadent beyond belief. The addition of Earl Grey tea to the batter adds a subtle hint of spice.

I’m a little perturbed. I’ve been skipping through life with the perception that brownies couldn’t get any better.

Oh, how utterly wrong I’ve been.

Earl Grey Brownie Pudding

How could that dense, gooey hunk of chocolate get any better?

It turns out, they can get better–so, very much better.

Earl Grey Brownie Pudding

If you’ve never had the pleasure of experiencing brownie pudding (I’m a newb too), I’m here to tell you it’s worth running a 10k without any training. If there’s brownie pudding at the end, you can guarantee I’m going to cross that finish line. Sure, I’ll be doing it on my hands and knees, but I’ll get there.

Think edible brownie batter with a caramelized crust that you have to tap with your spoon in order to get to the gooey center.

It just got real, folks.

Earl Grey Brownie Pudding

It doesn’t hurt that this pudding is made with 2 sticks of melted buttah. I’m a firm believer that buttah will turn any dessert into a dreamy masterpiece that will have everyone swooning, cooing, and oohing, and ahhing. It’s also the reason I had to find a new home for this pan of pudding after the initial taste test. If I hadn’t found it a good, loving home, I would have devoured the entire pan.

Earl Grey Brownie Pudding

The addition of Earl Grey toasted Diamond Pistachios make this pudding irresistible. One tablespoon of tea goes a long way. It adds a beautiful depth of smoky bergamot and bright orange to the background–subtle, but pleasing.

As we all know, pistachios are the best nut in town, so they add an extra special touch when sprinkled over the top of the pudding. The glorious thing about Diamond Pistachios is that they’re packed all ready shelled. There’s no need to spend several precious minutes straining to get them out of the shell. Also, no bruised thumbs–it’s a glorious thing! Just open the bag and pour.

Earl Grey Brownie Pudding | Supremely rich, ultra chocolate-y, and decadent beyond belief. The addition of Earl Grey tea to the batter adds a subtle hint of spice.

Just when you thought this pudding couldn’t get any better, I’m here to tell you you’re wrong. Add a few scoops of vanilla ice cream to the warm pudding for a mind-blowing brownie pudding experience. It will change your life.

Earl Grey Brownie Pudding

This Earl Grey Brownie Pudding is supremely rich, ultra chocolate-y, and decadent beyond belief. The addition of Earl Grey tea to the batter adds a subtle hint of spice.

Yield: 1 (12-inch) baking dish

Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Ingredients:

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 4 large eggs, at room-temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon Earl Grey tea (see note)
  • 1 cup toasted pistachios
  • ice cream, optional

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Geneorously butter a 2-quart baking dish.
  2. Add the eggs and sugar to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. Beat on medium-high speed for 5 minutes. The mixture should be pale yellow and very thick.
  3. Sift the cocoa powder and flour together. Whisk in the Earl Grey tea and set aside.
  4. Reduce the mixer speed to low and slowly drizzle in the melted butter and vanilla extract. With the mixer still on low, slowly add the cocoa mixture. Continue to mix until just combined. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl.
  5. Pour the brownie mixture into your prepared baking dish. Place the dish in a larger baking dish and add enough hot tap water to the pan to come halfway up the sides of the dish.
  6. Bake for 1 hour. The center will appear very underdone and wobbly. As the dish cools, the pudding will set.  Top the warm pudding with toasted pecans and ice cream if desired.
  1. One tablespoon of tea is about 4 tea bags. If you’re using whole leaf tea, place the tea leaves in a coffee grinder and grind to a fine powder.
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28 Responses to “Earl Grey Brownie Pudding”

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    Kayle (The Cooking Actress) — April 14, 2015 at 7:49 am

    whyyy have I been waiting to make brownie pudding???? It looks SO fantastic!!!

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    • Jennie replied April 14th, 2015 at 8:29 am

      Don’t you wait another minute, girl :) It’s heavenly.

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    Megan @ Pip and Ebby — April 14, 2015 at 8:15 am

    I just recently discovered the deliciousness of earl grey + chocolate. SO GOOD. This pudding looks FANTASTIC!

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    • Jennie replied April 14th, 2015 at 8:26 am

      Isn’t it delicious? I’m a fan for life. Thanks, Megan.

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    Jen @ Baked by an Introvert — April 14, 2015 at 8:20 am

    I have never heard of brownie pudding! Where has this been my whole life? It looks amazing!!

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    • Jennie replied April 14th, 2015 at 8:25 am

      It is so very amazing, Jen. I highly recommend getting on the wagon. Thanks for stopping by!

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    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust — April 14, 2015 at 9:37 am

    Oh my gosh the gooey factor in these is killing me!! LOVE. 

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    • Jennie replied April 14th, 2015 at 9:44 am

      Thanks, Dorothy!

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    Annie @ Annie's Noms — April 14, 2015 at 9:39 am

    Oh my word, this looks so decadent!!! Your photos are amazing, they really show just how gooey this is! And brownie PUDDING!?!?! Amazing. Love the addition of tea as well, this is just perfection!

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    • Jennie replied April 14th, 2015 at 9:43 am

      Thank you so much, Annie!

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    Sarah — April 14, 2015 at 9:41 am

    Brownie pudding?! Yes, please! My husband loves Earl Grey + pistachios so I will have to surprise him with this recipe soon:)

    XO – Sarah
    http://beautyandblooms.com/

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    • Jennie replied April 14th, 2015 at 9:44 am

      He’ll love you forever, Sarah. Thanks for stopping by!

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    Anne-Marie @ This Mama Cooks! On a Diet — April 14, 2015 at 11:07 am

    Earl Grey is my favorite tea and I bet the combination with chocolate is amazing.

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    • Jennie replied April 14th, 2015 at 3:04 pm

      It’s so good, Anne Marie! 

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    Lori @ Foxes Love Lemons — April 14, 2015 at 12:12 pm

    Ummm, oh my gosh. Brownies are my absolute food weakness, and you’ve just made something even better than brownies! Paired with the pistachios, I definitely need to try this recipe ASAP!

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    • Jennie replied April 14th, 2015 at 3:05 pm

      It’s like eating brownie batter, only better. Because, butter. 

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    Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction — April 14, 2015 at 12:32 pm

    Why have I never had brownie pudding before?! This looks incredible!

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    • Jennie replied April 14th, 2015 at 3:05 pm

      Thanks, Jessica. 

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    Liz @ The Lemon Bowl — April 14, 2015 at 1:52 pm

    Oh my goodness – this makes me so happy!! I want to eat a whole bowl!

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    • Jennie replied April 14th, 2015 at 3:05 pm

      Thanks, Liz!

      Reply

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    Peabody (Culinary Concoctions by Peabody) — April 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    Oh looks so decadent and chocolaty. Love the addition of the nuts. 

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    • Jennie replied April 14th, 2015 at 3:05 pm

      Thanks so much, Peabody. 

      Reply

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    Susan — April 16, 2015 at 5:12 pm

    I’ve made brownie pudding before and it really is the best.  A little scoop of ice cream, pistachios and I’m done for! 

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    Gina @ Running to the Kitchen — April 19, 2015 at 8:46 am

    There are so many things I love in this recipe (chocolate! earl grey! pistachios! butter!), I can’t imagine it being anything but amazing!

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    Matea — April 19, 2015 at 11:57 am

    I’ve never made brownie pudding :o What have I been doing with my life?? This looks amazing! Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream and I’ll be one happy girl! 

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    Carla — April 19, 2015 at 4:11 pm

    Wait wait wait. Brownie pudding as in better than brownies? Um genius! Also I love pistachios, especially Diamond, so I can’t wait to try these.

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