Carla Hall’s Avocado Brownies

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Time for the second round of the Blogging Marathon #78! While I was scouring through the themes, I was a little confused on which one to select. Finally I ended up selecting the theme “Let Them Eat Brownies”! While I had gone through the heart attack of having to make three cheesecakes in two weeks last time, this time I thoroughly checked my drafts, ensured I had at least two drafts of brownies so that I had minimum baking. To my excitement, I had three to cover just enough for the marathon! That is one advantage of having too much in the drafts, I suppose! πŸ˜€

 

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The first brownie I choose to share with you are these delicious avocado brownies. These were my first trial of brownies with avocados, even though the only one that appeared on the blog was the vegan version. I had initially made these to carry it for my friend, while going to see her. I clicked the pictures, didn’t even eat a piece and carried the whole bake to her house. Once I came back, she messaged me saying that the brownies were amazing. I checked my camera to see some pathetic pictures looking back at me. So it got pushed off to “make-them-again” list.

 

Finally I made them again, this time in my 4 inch pan, just enough to satisfy our cravings. They were amazing! The butter + avocados together gives it so much moistness that they literally stick all over your mouth! πŸ˜€ The recipe I am sharing here is for a normal brownie pan, adapted from hereΒ with not much change except the quantity of sugar. The recipe can be easily halved to make a 4×4 inch brownie. If you do land up with some ripe avocados and wondering what to do with them, then park them up into these delicious brownies!

 

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5 from 2 votes

Carla Hall's Avocado Brownies

Course Brownies
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8
Author Rafeeda

Ingredients

  • 300 gm semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 60 gm butter
  • 2 large eggs whisked
  • 2 ripe avocados mashed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup walnuts

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 170 degrees. Line an 8 inch brownie pan with parchment paper hanging from all four sides.
  • Melt the chocolate chips and butter using a double boiler method or in the microwave. Cool slightly.
  • Add in the eggs, mashed avocados and sugar and whisk well.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt till well combined.
  • Add in the wet ingredients and fold till fully moist.
  • Fold in the chopped walnuts. Pour into the prepared brownie pan.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes till the top is firm to touch. Allow to cool completely.
  • Cut into 16 slices and enjoy the moist brownies!

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  1. Looks super delicious and I strongly object in you having such rich draft!..wow you had all three ready..too much yaar..:)

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Hehe Valli… I can understand! I was also shocked when I found all three recipes waiting! πŸ™‚ Thanks a lot dear…

  2. I love the combo of avocado and chocolate. These brownies sound and look fabulous.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Angie…

  3. The brownies look fantastic , and three brownies in a draft is like a big lottery ticket .

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Vaishaliji…

  4. Priya @asmallbite
    Brownies looks super delicious,love it…..

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Priya…

  5. Brownies look awesome..addition of avocado id superb

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Lathiya…

  6. Unique brownie recipe…at times it happens with me as well after so much effort when image does not turn out well πŸ™

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Happens, but can’t help it… Thank you so much Amrita… πŸ™‚

  7. Avocados seem to be popping up in a variety of things these days. I’ve had avocado tea..now this is new..in brownies. They do look moist and your pictures do justice in tempting the socks off of me???? Am bookmarking this.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Tisa… hope you try them… πŸ™‚

  8. they look super luscious and beautiful…loved these avocado brownies

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Pradanya….

  9. cool pics. Loved the avacado brownies.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Indu…

  10. Omg! Delicious. I am eager to try this

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Tum…

  11. OMG.. these avocado brownies is very inviting and super tempting… Awesome share.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Srividhya…

  12. I tried avocado brownies long time a ago and they turned out bitter. It could be because of the avocado. Yours looks really good Rafeeda.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Mayuri…

  13. You are a brownie queen! πŸ˜› All your brownie recipes pushed me to try my first one. I love brownies and this one with avocado seems to look so good! No comments on your drafts! I think you should stop mentioning it LOL!

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Haha… I won’t again, promise! πŸ˜› So glad you enjoyed your brownies… Thank you so much dear…

  14. 5 stars
    Avocado are so versatile to add in any desssert. Brownies are so sinful looking.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Sapana…

  15. All the recipes that I’ve seen so far use avocado as a replacement for butter/oil. This, with the added butter, must have been super rich, I am sure.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Jayashree… definitely super rich, with the avocado replacing a part of the butter…

  16. 5 stars
    I am not an avocado fan but I suppose the chocolate will cover the flavor of the avocado

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      You will not even know the avocado in it… Thanks a lot Mir…

  17. looks delish rafee! rich drafts collection da, i try to build a draft like yours and pj, our draft queen! Hoping to achieve one day!!!
    I have never tried a brownie in a long time, the brownie theme this month is too much, and i have a long bookmark list now!

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Somehow having a draft bank is also very irritating, that you post sometimes ages after making a dish! Hehe… though it is helpful at times like this! Thank you so much Priya…

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