In my last post I wrote about my failure trying to make an angel food cake shot glass dessert. I really should have used my new shot glass molds to make cookie shot glasses as the directions say to do. But, cookies have already been done. I wanted to do something different. This past week I tried to make and edible brownie shot glass dessert. It worked!!
You too can make this impressive treat. To make an edible brownie shot glass dessert you’ll need:
- brownie mix
- cooking spray
- plastic knife
- whipped cream
- a Wilton Sweet Shooters shot glass pan (affiliate link)
I used Duncan Hines Milk Chocolate brownie mix. This tutorial is based off of that mix. If you use a different mix, you may need to adjust things and your results may be different.
Start by mixing the brownie mix and pre-heating the oven according to the directions on the box.
Next grease the insides of the shot glass molds and the outsides of the mold inserts.
Fill each mold between 1/4 and 1/2 full with batter.
Place the inserts in the molds. Do not push them all the way down. Leave them up or floating just a little bit.
Bake the brownie for about 5 minutes.
At this point, pull the brownies out of the oven and you’ll notice that the inserts have risen up and gotten a bit tipsy.
Use an oven mitt and push the inserts back into the molds making sure not to go all the way to the bottom. Push them just enough to straighten them again and to make the batter rise up to the top of the mold.
Finish baking the brownies for 10-12 minutes. It’s ok if they look not quite done. They’ll finish baking as they cool.
If you overfilled the molds, your shot glass brownies will look like this. Use a plastic knife to cut away the extra brownie while it is still warm. (Plastic knife prevents scratches on your mold)
Have patience…allow your brownie shot glasses to cool completely before removing them from the mold. Have patience! If you don’t, you’ll end up with this:
Once your brownie shot glasses have cooled completely, gently twist and pull out the insert. Your shot glasses will look like this:
VERY CAREFULLY use your plastic knife to loosen the glasses from the mold. This is the most difficult part. If you want me to be completely honest, only about 1/2 of my glasses came out of the mold in one piece. All things considered, I think that’s pretty good!
Store your edible brownie shot glasses in an air-tight container until ready to use or fill them with raspberries and whipped cream and enjoy right away!
Please note: The brownie part of this edible brownie shot glass dessert will not be soft like a normal brownie. It will be a little harder and chewier, kinda like the edges of the brownies in the pan. If you like the edges of brownies, you’ll like these!