Friday, January 24, 2014

Orange Brownies with Orange Fudge Frosting

So I know we are all trying to get healthier, eat better and BE better, but I had to share the recipe! You can't completely deprive yourself of delicious treats, right? And these brownies are amazing! If you love Terry's Chocolate Oranges, you will absolutely love these, too.

Orange Brownies with Orange Fudge Frosting Dessert


Brownies:
1 Box of Fudge Brownie Mix
Zest of 1 orange, divided (a little bigger than a baseball)
1/4 c oil
1/2 C half and half
2 eggs
Orange Oil

Frosting:
2 T Cocoa
1/2 C Butter
1 t Vanilla
3 1/2 C Powdered Sugar

To make the brownies, mix the contents of the box with oil,  half and half and eggs. (You can also make them according to the box directions, these are just a little less fatty). Mix with a whisk until it's combined well. Add 1 tsp of packed zest and about 3 drops of orange oil. Pour into a greased pan and cook according to the package directions. Don't over bake.

Frosting:
Melt butter in a saucepan. Add cocoa and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let it cool for a few minutes. Add the powdered sugar. It will be a little runny! Then, add the rest of the zest, and a couple drops of orange oil.  You can frost your brownies with the warm frosting, or put the frosting in the fridge for an hour and it will thicken to the consistent of butter cream frosting.


Orange Brownies with Orange Fudge Frosting Dessert




I may or may not have eaten the entire pan...

Happy baking!


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