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Recipe FI Blonde Brownies 640

Irish Dessert Blonde Brownies

A delicious Irish dessert that consisits of a simple blonde brownie recipe with an Irish twist!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Desserts


  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 3 tablespoons freshly ground coffee optional

For The Glaze

  • 1 tablespoon melted butter warm
  • 2 tablespoons Irish whiskey
  • 3/4 cup confectioner's sugar sifted


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9 X 13 inch baking pan and line with parchment paper so that it overhangs on all sides. Butter parchment. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and baking soda.
  • Melt butter, and pour into a mixing bowl with brown sugar, ground coffee, and 1 tablespoon salt. Stir to combine. Stir in eggs and vanilla extract. Stir in flour mixture until just combined. Pour batter into pan, and sprinkle with almonds. Bake 27-30 minutes depending on how chewy you like your blondies. A shorter baking time results in a chewier blondie. Let cool compeltley.
  • To make the glaze: Whish together butter and whiskey. Gradually whish in confectioners' sugar until glaze is thich but pourable. You may not need all the sugar. Using a spoon or a pastry bag with a small round tip, drizzle glaze over the blondies. LEt glaze dry 1 hour. Cut blongies into 2-inch squares. Blondies can be stored at room temperature for up to 2 days.


The ground coffee and almond topping can each be omitted if desired.