triple chocolate toffee brownies

by emily on December 10, 2012

in sweets & treats

Triple Chocolate Toffee Brownies I One Lovely LifeOops.

That’s about all I can say for myself. These brownies are embarrassing.

In the best way.

Triple Chocolate Toffee Brownies I One Lovely Life Triple Chocolate Toffee Brownies I One Lovely Life
Why so embarassing?

Well, folks, we’re talking about a LOT of chocolate. And toffee bits. Oh, and butter.

But I’m not kidding when I tell you these are amazing. AMAZING. Fudgy, decadent, incredible. Because of all that goodness, they’re also very, very rich, so an 8×8 makes 16-20 brownies at least. A small square will send you into a close-your-eyes-and-groan-out-loud-choco-nirvana.

The recipe is pretty straight-forward. We’ve made it a few times now and LOVED it. I even brought these cut up into bite-sized pieces to my friend Collette’s fondue/white elephant party. They were made even more incredible by both chocolate and caramel fondue.

I know they’d be divine in ice cream, and I may or may not be able to tell you from experience that they’re also delicious frozen, from the fridge, at room temperature, or even slightly warm.

Triple Chocolate Toffee Brownies I One Lovely Life

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Triple Chocolate Toffee Brownies
Serves: 16-20 (at least)
  • 8 Tbsp butter
  • 1½c semi-sweet chocolate chips (I used Ghiradelli semi-sweet)
  • ½c brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1c flour
  • 1c bittersweet chocolate chips or chunks (I used Ghiradelli 60% bittersweet chips)
  • 1 (8oz) package Heath milk chocolate toffee bits
  1. In a medium saucepan, melt butter and semi-sweet chocolate chips over medium-low heat until smooth.
  2. Turn off heat and stir in brown sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well to incorporate after each addition. Stir in vanilla and salt.
  3. Add flour and stir until about half-incorporated. Add bittersweet chocolate chips and toffee bits and continue folding them in until the flour is just incorporated.
  4. Pour batter into an 8×8″ baking dish sprayed with nonstick spray and lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes, or until brownies are just set. Allow to cool completely before slicing.
If you need even slices, refrigerating them for 20-30 minutes after they’ve cooled makes them slice perfectly.

Recipe inspired by and adapted from Picky Palate

{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

Naomi December 10, 2012 at 5:27 am

Emily they look devine!

I have just been looking back through your archives in search of a flourless chocolate cake/chocolate valentino recipe I was sure was one of yours, but I can’t find it. Have I gone mad and misremembered where I found it or have you taken it down? Just wondering if you could help :) xxx


emily December 10, 2012 at 12:20 pm

Naomi – you’re not mad! I did take it down when I switched over to One Lovely Life, but here’s a link to the recipe I used. Never fear!


Naomi December 13, 2012 at 12:57 pm

Thankyou! You’ve saved my weekend :) My mother in law is coming and has just been diagnosed with coeliac disease! I was telling her about this wonderful GF cake but your recipe was the only one that really worked for me! :) xx


Aunt Kelly December 10, 2012 at 6:54 am

I wish Michael was my home teacher! =)


Collette December 10, 2012 at 7:27 am

THANK YOU for this fabuloso recipe! AND for bringing them to the party. I may or may not have polished off the remaining brownies for breakfast the next morning…complete with caramel fondue!! :-) i admit nothing!!


Melissa Griffiths December 10, 2012 at 7:51 am

You had me at triple… This may be what I make for myself for my Birthday next month! And when are you coming up north? You need to stop and see me in Utah :)


Pam Lynn December 10, 2012 at 9:40 am

Oh, Honey.

These look amazing. They sound like a little sneak peek into Heaven.


Jessica@AKitchenAddiction December 10, 2012 at 12:47 pm

These sound incredible! Love all of the chocolate!


Robin B. December 10, 2012 at 12:50 pm

I am making these NOW. :)


Kate December 11, 2012 at 2:32 pm

These look like they would be completely worth every single calorie!!!


emily December 11, 2012 at 7:41 pm

Kate – they absolutely are!


Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) December 12, 2012 at 10:32 am

Triple chocolate sounds sinful in the best way possible and the addition of toffee is just magical!


Erica Lea | Cooking for Seven December 13, 2012 at 12:06 pm

These sounds amazing, Emily! And, um, I like the sound of loads of chocolate & butter. :D I’ll bet they’d be cute with cake-pop sticks.


Cynthia December 17, 2012 at 3:31 pm

I think I need to make these :)


Kelly Anne December 28, 2012 at 6:16 pm

Nice recipe. I love a simple brownie recipe which is easy for the kids to help with :)
I also like the below brownie recipe.
Thanks for sharing,


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