Avocado Brownies with English Toffee & Hazelnuts

Tiffany Bannworth


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!

★★★★★ 1 vote
8-10 brownies
10 Min
35 Min


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avocado, ripe
2 Tbsp
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
1 Tbsp
1 pinch
1 c
1/4 c
english toffee pieces
1/4 c
dark chocolate chips
1/4 c
chopped hazelnuts


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

How to Make Avocado Brownies with English Toffee & Hazelnuts


  • 1In a mixing bowl, cream shortening, butter, eggs, and sugars for about 3 minutes.
  • 2Add avocado and vanilla. Continue to beat.
  • 3Then add flour, coffee, cocoa, and salt. Beat well for 5 minutes.
  • 4Fold in toffee and chips. When well mixed, pour into a Pyrex casserole dish pre-sprayed with Baker's Joy.
  • 5Sprinkle hazelnuts atop.
  • 6Bake at 350F for 20-30 minutes. Until sides pull away a bit and center is set and when toothpick is inserted, comes out clean.
  • 7Let cool totally before inverting and slicing.
  • 8To 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.

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About Avocado Brownies with English Toffee & Hazelnuts

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

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