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Chile Pepper Institute director Paul Bosland had so many chili pepper recipes that when asked for his favorite, he sent two. (iStockphoto)

Can You Handle the Heat of Chili Peppers?

Learn how to stuff a jalapeno pepper and to give your brownies a spicy kick with two recipes involving chili peppers

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3. In a small saucepan, melt butter with cocoa.

4. Beat eggs until foamy, then gradually beat in sugar.

5. Add cocoa-butter mixture to egg mixture.

6. Sift flour and baking powder then sift half of it into batter.

7. Mix pecans into the remaining flour; add to cake batter; stir to blend well.

8. Add vanilla and Bhut Jolokia chili powder.

9. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

10. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean.

*Bhut Jolokia are also known as Naga Jolokia peppers.

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