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Salted Caramel Blondie Trifles

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Browsing through my Gram's recipe box for inspiration for #BrunchWeek and there was a card for blondies.   I've eaten plenty of blondies in my time, but have never made them myself. These were interesting to me because it starts with melting butter with brown sugar.   I replaced the vanilla called for in that recipe with Torani Salted Caramel syrup.

They were absolutely delicious, but then I decided to take it into "over the top" territory. I layered the blondies, real whipped heavy cream and chopped Rolo candies into some beautiful Joy Jolt Carre martini glasses.   I'm a huge fan of individually portioned desserts, especially for brunch or other family functions.

Salted Caramel Blondie Trifle

Salted Caramel Blondie Trifle


  • For the blondies:
  • 2 cups Dixie Crystals Light Brown Sugar (packed)
  • 2/3 cup Cabot butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon Torani Salted Caramel Syrup
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • For the trifle:
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup  Dixie Crystals Powdered Sugar
  • Chopped Rolo candies


How to cook Salted Caramel Blondie Trifle

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Melt butter and sugar together in a large saucepan until smooth. Stir constantly.  Cool, then beat in eggs.  Stir in salted caramel syrup.  
  2. Coat a 13x9 pan with non stick spray.  Pour batter into prepared pan.  Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center tests clean.   Cut into bars while warm.   Let cool completely.
  3. Beat heavy cream, and powdered sugar until stiff peaks form ( I chill my mixing bowl and beaters for several hours or even overnight) Place blondie in bottom of glass.  Top with a layer of whipped cream, sprinkle with chopped Rolos.  Repeat.
  4. Keep chilled until serving.
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  1. I love everything about brunch! Sweet or savory, it doesn't matter. Brunch food just feels fancy!

  2. Oh my ........ those Salted Caramel Blondie Trifles look and sound so AWESOME!!! I just copied the recipe ...... could be on my menu SOON!! Thanks for sharing, Jolene!!!

  3. That trifle looks amazing! Definitely something I'm going to make for my next gathering. Thanks for sharing, Jolene!

  4. Hi Jolene! The comment above was mine, but noticed it didn't have my name, so I logged out then logged back in and it seemed to work. Can't wait to try the trifle! Have a great day!

  5. Hi Jolene, it's me, Deb Glasscock (VFE) and the above two comments were mine, but I can't seem to get my name to publish. Help?

  6. Never it :)

  7. This looks delicious! My sweet tooth can't wait to try these!


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