Outback Steakhouse, Inc. runs one of the largest casual steakhouse chains in the United States, Outback Steakhouse. The chain consists of more than 600 Australian-themed restaurants in 47 states and several countries. The dinner-only restaurants serve moderately priced entrees such as seasoned steaks, prime rib, chicken, seafood, and pasta. The chain's signature, however, is an appetizer, the 'Bloomin' Onion.' The company also runs the Carrabba's Italian Grill chain, which includes about 70 dinner-only restaurants offering moderately priced Italian cuisine in a casual atmosphere. Outback Steakhouse, Inc. is also involved in two emerging restaurant chains: an upscale steakhouse called Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, and another upscale chain called Roy's Restaurants, which features 'east-west' cuisine and was founded by celebrated chef Roy Yamaguchi.




Chocolate Thunder from Down Under

Outback Steakhouse Copycat Recipe

Makes 16

Pecan Brownies:
1/2 cup butter, cubed
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
1 cup sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 to 1 cup chopped pecans

In a saucepan over low heat, melt butter and chocolate. Stir in sugar; cool slightly. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Stir in flour and pecans. Spread into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Top brownies with vanilla ice cream, warm chocolate sauce and whipped cream.


  1. The brownie served at Outback is Gluten Free, is there anything you could substitute to make this recipe GF?

    1. The brownie at Outback is 75%cocao chocolate, eggs, butter and walnuts no flour. It's baked in a standard hotel pan at 325F convection oven.

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    1. So, what are the exact measurements of these ingredients to make the Thunder from Down Under?

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  4. The brownie at Outback has no flour in it