Early Times Mint Julep Chocolate Brownies

Created by Brown-Forman Chef Mark Williams, 2012


  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter (at room temperature)
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1/2 cup Early Times Kentucky Mint Julep Cocktail
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecan or walnut pieces (optional)
  • Powdered sugar


Line a 9-by-13-inch baking pan with parchment or waxed paper. Butter and flour parchment and sides of pan. Chop or break chocolate into small pieces. Melt in a heavy-bottomed saucepan over low heat. Pour into mixer bowl. Cool slightly. Beat butter into warm chocolate. Beat in sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Blend in flour on low speed. Do not over-mix. Stir in Early Times Mint Julep Cocktail and nuts. Pour into pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes. Cool in pan. Dust with powdered sugar and cut into 20 large brownies.