How do you convert ordinary brownies into extraordinary brownies?

Some folks from Salt Lake did a brownie demo in our store.  They made turtle brownies with caramel and fudge frostings that were incredible.  The frostings were the best ever and absolutely transformed the brownies.  We had to have the frosting.

Alas, we could only buy it in 40 pound pails.  We bought it anyway and made samples for the store.  As expected, folks went nuts.  We had to figure a way to sell it.

The packaging and production issues were significant.  Do we put it in small containers for single use or larger, multi-use ones?  How do we safely and efficiently get it from 40 pound pails to smaller containers?  We settled on one-quart containers with snap on lids.  (Any leftover frosting does not need to be refrigerated.)

It was worth the effort. This frosting really is in a league of its own.  At room temperature, it pipes nicely.  Warmed slightly in the microwave, it spreads beautifully.

Make the turtle brownies

  1. Bake the brownies according to package instructions.  Let them cool.
  2. Spread on a layer of Salted Caramel Premium Gloss Frosting.
  3. Sprinkle chopped pecans over the caramel.  If you want to get fancy, mark your cut lines and place a pecan half in the center of each square instead of using pecan pieces.
  4. Put a half cup or so of Chocolate Fudge Premium Gloss Frosting in a small pastry bag or a medium zipper-type bag.  Cut a corner and drizzle chocolate over the brownies.
  5. Sprinkle Pure Chocolate Curls (optional) over the brownies.
  6. Cut and serve.