Maple Blondies

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Welcome to the world of Maple Blondies! This delightful treat is not just another dessert—it’s an experience. Imagine biting into a soft, chewy bar that’s packed with the rich, comforting flavors of maple syrup, brown sugar, and a hint of cinnamon. It’s like a warm hug for your taste buds!

Why You’ll Love Maple Blondies

  • Uniquely Delicious: Unlike traditional brownies, Maple Blondies offer a unique taste that stands out. The combination of maple syrup and brown sugar creates a rich, caramel-like flavor that’s irresistible.
  • Perfect Texture: These blondies strike the perfect balance between soft and chewy. They’re dense enough to be satisfying, yet light enough to keep you coming back for more.
  • Easy to Make: Even if you’re new to baking, these blondies are incredibly simple to whip up. The recipe is straightforward and doesn’t require any complicated techniques.
  • Versatile Treat: Maple Blondies are versatile and can be enjoyed in many ways. Serve them warm with ice cream for a decadent dessert, or enjoy them as a snack with your afternoon coffee.
  • Seasonal Delight: These blondies are particularly wonderful in the fall, complementing the season’s cozy vibes perfectly. They’re ideal for holiday gatherings, potlucks, or just a special treat for your family.

Substitutions + Alternatives

Can I use All-Purpose Flour?

Yes, All-Purpose Flour can be used. Use the same amount that is listed in the ingredients, but swap with all purpose.

Can I use regular dairy?

Feel free to make this recipe your own. I use dairy-free milk, but feel welcome to choose your preferred dairy option without any recipe adjustments. Unless specified otherwise, you have the flexibility to use the milk of your choice for the recipe.

Note: While almond milk is an option, it is less preferred due to its liquid consistency. Consider opting for a milk alternative with a thicker texture.

How To Make Maple Blondies

  1. Start by preheating your oven and preparing your baking dish.
  2. Mix the wet ingredients (eggs, brown sugar, maple syrup, vanilla extract, melted butter) in one bowl.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together your dry ingredients (flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon).
  4. Combine the wet and dry ingredients until well mixed.
  5. Pour the batter into the baking dish and bake.
  6. Let the blondies cool down before adding the glaze.
  1. In a bowl, mix powdered sugar, maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and milk until smooth.
  2. Once cooled, drizzle the glaze over the blondies and spread evenly.
  3. Cut into squares and indulge in the deliciousness of Maple Blondies.

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I Freeze Maple Blondies?

Yes, they freeze well. Just make sure to wrap them tightly and they’ll keep for up to 3 months.

Can I Add Nuts or Chocolate Chips?

While the original recipe doesn’t include them, feel free to add nuts or chocolate chips for extra texture and flavor.

How Do I Know When They Are Perfectly Baked?

The blondies should look slightly underdone when you take them out. A toothpick inserted should come out clean.

Maple Blondies

Maple Blondies are a warm fall treat. They are a fun seasonal treat to switch up the traditional brownie.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Maple Blondies
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 24 minutes
Total Time: 44 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 401kcal

Equipment

  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Mixing spoon
  • 9×13 baking dish

Ingredients

Maple Blondies

  • 2 1/4 cups 1.1 GF flour
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 8 tbsp butter melted

Glaze

  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp milk

Instructions

Make the Maple Blondies

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9×13 baking dish with nonstick baking spray.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine all the wet ingredients: egg, egg yolks, brown sugar, maple syrup, vanilla extract, melted butter. Mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients: all-purpose flour, kosher salt, baking soda, and ground cinnamon.
  • Gradually incorporate the dry ingredients into the wet mixture and stir until well combined.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish.
  • Bake for 20-24 minutes. The blondies should look slightly underdone, and a toothpick inserted should come out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and let them cool.

Make the Glaze

  • In a separate bowl, combine powdered sugar, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and cinnamon. Mix well.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of milk and stir. If the glaze is too runny, add more powdered sugar. If it’s too thick, add a little more milk until you reach your desired consistency.
  • Once the blondies have cooled, drizzle the glaze on top.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 401kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 318mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 55g | Vitamin A: 322IU | Vitamin C: 0.01mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2mg
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