I made these today and they are sooo good! I had an old brownie recipe that I loved, but was craving some buche de noel. I made some changes and am thrilled with the results. These are a chocolaty, mocha, toffee delight.:)
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons pero
2/3 cup vegetable oil (divided)
1/2 cup boiling water (measure accurately)
1 3/4 cup sugar
1 1/3 cup flour
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 heath bars (crushed)
1/2 cup chocolate chips (melted)
1. Stir coca, pero and baking soda in mixing bowl. Blend in 1/3 cup vegetable oil. Add boiling water; stir until mixture thickens. (That is my favorite step! I don't know why, but it is super cool!) Stir in sugar, eggs and remaining 1/3 cup vegetable oil; stir until smooth. Add flour, vanilla, almond extract, salt and 1/8 of the heath bars.
2.Pour into lightly greased 13 x 9 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 -35 minutes.
3. Remove and sprinkle the remaining heath bar bits on top. Place back in warm oven for about 2 minutes. Remove and drizzle melted chocolate over the top.