Holidays and chocolate go hand in hand. Try out some new chocolate inspired recipes this Holiday season!
These are not like the brownies you are used to eating. However, you will come to enjoy these… with a spoon! Yes, these are so rich and gooey a spoon is required. The frosting is not a stiff frosting. It is like a thick glaze. These are so good you must give them a try!
Ooey Gooey Spoon Brownies
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
1/3 cup cocoa powder
3 tsp. vanilla
1 ½ cup flour
¼ tsp. salt
1 bag mini marshmallows
1 2/3 cup powdered sugar
½ cup butter, melted
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1/3 cup evaporated milk
Preheat oven to 350*.
Mix together butter and sugar until creamy.
Add cocoa powder then vanilla.
Add eggs one at a time.
Add flour and salt.
Bake for 20-25 minutes.
Remove from oven and add marshmallows to cover.
Bake 3 minutes.
Cover with frosting.
In a bowl mix powdered sugar with butter.
Add cocoa powder, then milk.
Try this cake that is sweetened with honey!
Honey Chocolate Cake
2/3 cup butter
1 cup honey
2 cups flour, sifted
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. baking power
¾ cup buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla extract (or almond)
Cream butter and beat honey slowly together. Beat eggs in one at a time. In separate bowl mix flour, cocoa, salt, and baking soda and baking powder–sift three times. Mix buttermilk and vanilla in a separate bowl. Add dry ingredients to butter and honey mixture alternating with buttermilk mixture–mix together. Pour into 2 greased and floured 9inch pans.
Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes.
Frost cake with any type of frosting you desire or…
8oz cream cheese
1/3 cup honey
1 tsp vanilla extract (almond or raspberry)
Cream until smooth; spread on cake.
This is such a decadent dessert! If you layer your ingredients in a glass bowl, it looks very pretty. A little bit of this treat goes a long way! It always tastes better the day after it is made. So, if you can refrigerate overnight that would be best!
1 package of brownie mix
1 box of instant chocolate pudding plus milk
1 tub of cool whip (8 ounce tub)
1 package of toffee bits*
Prepare brownies as directed on package.
Prepare pudding as directed on box.
Layer your ingredients, starting with the brownies.
Crumble ½ of your brownies up into little pieces on the bottom of a glass or crystal bowl (this is your 1st layer).
Next, place ½ of your chocolate pudding on top of the brownies.
Next, place ½ of the cool whip tub on top of the pudding.
Next, place ½ of the toffee package on top of the cool whip.
Repeat each layer one more time.
You will finish with the toffee pieces on top.
Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, overnight is best!
* You can also use crushed up chocolate cream filled cookies!