Candied "Lava" Brownies

Krystal Jordan


I like brownies, but generally I dont have time to make them from scratch. This is an easy way to dress up box brownies, and kill just about any sugar/chocolate craving you can imagine.

They come out ooey and gooey in the middle and candy/crunchy on the bottom. You can't beat that.

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Oh gosh, these brownies are good. The middle is nice and gooey. The hot chocolate adds a slight crunch to the outside of the brownies. They're quick, easy and will be a big hit with everyone. The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 3 votes

10 Min
30 Min


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  • 1
    box of your favorite brownie mix (prepared according to package directions) or
  • ·
    your favorite brownie recipe
  • 2 tsp
    hot chocolate mix (no marshmallows)
  • "LAVA"

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 1/2 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Candied "Lava" Brownies


  1. Grease an appropriate sized baking dish for your brownie mix/recipe. Sprinkle hot chocolate mix around the bottom and sides and shake to coat liberally.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine water and butter and bring to a boil. Whisk in the sugar and cocoa powder until smooth. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla, set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, mix brownie batter and pour into baking dish.
  4. Drizzle chocolate mixture evenly over the top of the brownie mix. Bake as directed.

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About Candied "Lava" Brownies

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Chocolate...

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