Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

I love fudge brownies, but don't always have time to make them from scratch. After some experimentation I found away to make brownie mix much more interesting and tasty! Now my new favourite brownie recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (20 ounce) box Pillsbury Fudge Brownie Mix (brand I recomend, but any mix requiring 1/2 cup vegetable oil and 2 eggs will do)
  • 12 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 14 cup vegetable oil
  • 14 cup hazelnut oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 large orange, zest of
  • 14 cup dark chocolate roasted almonds
  • 2 tablespoons cream (optional) or 2 tablespoons half-and-half cream (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Zest large orange.
  3. Crush almonds into small chucks.
  4. Mix brownie mix, vegetable oil, hazelnut oil, and eggs together.
  5. Stir in orange zest, then almonds.
  6. Add in cream or half-n-half for extra richness.
  7. Spread into slightly greased pan.
  8. Bake 25-40 minutes depending on thickness of pan (i.e. 9X12: 25 min, 9x9: 30 min, 9" circular pan: 35-40 minute.
  9. Garnish with orange peel, if desired.