Avocado Brownies with English Toffee & Hazelnuts

Tiffany Bannworth

By
@MissAnubis

Avocado Brownies were introduced to me by a veteran baker, Pat.

I had previously made Black Bean Brownies, and I figured I would try my hand at these creamy ones.

These are sure to delight, so eat up before they are all gone!


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Serves:

8-10 brownies

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

AVOCADO BROWNIES

1
avocado, ripe
2 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
precreamed shortening
2 oz
unsweetened dark chocolate, melted in 2 tbsp milk
4 Tbsp
hersey's special dark cocoa powder
1 tsp
instant coffee powder
1 c
dark brown sugar
1/2 c
white sugar
2
eggs
1 Tbsp
vanilla
1 pinch
salt
1 c
flour
1/4 c
english toffee pieces
1/4 c
dark chocolate chips
1/4 c
chopped hazelnuts

AVOCADO FROSTING

1
avocado, ripe
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/4 c
heavy cream
1/2 pkg
cream cheese
1/2 stick
butter
2 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
green colored sugar, optional
halloween decor, optional
a few drops of green food coloring, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a mixing bowl, cream shortening, butter, eggs, and sugars for about 3 minutes.
2
Add avocado and vanilla. Continue to beat.
3
Then add flour, coffee, cocoa, and salt. Beat well for 5 minutes.
4
Fold in toffee and chips. When well mixed, pour into a Pyrex casserole dish pre-sprayed with Baker's Joy.
5
Sprinkle hazelnuts atop.
6
Bake at 350F for 20-30 minutes. Until sides pull away a bit and center is set and when toothpick is inserted, comes out clean.
7
Let cool totally before inverting and slicing.
8
To make frosting, place all frosting ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat well. Refrigerate while you wait. Then fill a piping bag, and pipe in swirls atop cooled, cut brownies. Optionally, sprinkle with green colored sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate, Other Desserts
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids