Easy Chewy Caramel Cake Mix Brownies

"I found this simple recipe on the back of a chocolate chip package, and they are fantastic! I mixed butterscotch, bourdeaux syrup and caramel sauce for mine, however, one of the three would work as well. **NOTE: Be sure the caramel or butterscotch you use is the thickest one you can find. If you use a thin one, it will cause problems when setting."
Easy Chewy Caramel Cake Mix Brownies created by ChipotleChick
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  • 1 (18 1/2 ounce) package devil's food cake mix
  • 23 cup evaporated milk, divided
  • 12 tablespoons butter or 12 tablespoons margarine, melted
  • 12 12 ounces thick butterscotch sundae sauce or 12 ounces bordeaux syrup
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Heat oven to 350.
  • Grease a 9x13" pan.
  • Beat cake mix, 1/3 cup evaporated milk and melted butter rapidly for 1 minute.
  • Press half of the mixture into the bottom of the pan.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until set.
  • In medium bowl, mix caramel (butterscotch or bordeaux syrup), flour, and remaining evaporated milk.
  • Pour evenly over brownies.
  • Sprinkle 1 cup chocolate chips over them, then sprinkle remaining clumps of cake mix on top, and finish with remaining chocolate chips.
  • Bake again for 30 minutes.
  • Will look a little undercooked, but will set as it cools.
  • Cool on a wire rack, and cut into squares.

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  1. deebloom
    OH MY WORD!!! I used the caramel topping, and these are dangerously yummy. I also used milk chocolate chips, personal preference. Excellent with coffee, tea, a big glass of cold milk OR just alone. I didn't read the directions well before starting and I put the whole amount of milk in - but that didn't seem to matter with the taste or chewiness. My hubby requested brownies for his birthday. He hates cake mixes, but he doesn't have a clue with this recipe. ;-) He loves them also. Good thing I didn't taste them before he got home.
  2. AKillian24
    I am going to try this again - mine never set? I (per Laurie) left mine in the fridge overnight, but still ended up with something that didn't form.
  3. mary winecoff
    Very easy and very good. I received a lot of compliments on these brownies. Thanks!
    When I first took these out of the oven and let them cool for about 1/2 hour, I jsut had to take a bite. I thought that they were not done and thought what a waste! BUT I let them cool completely over nite and WOW. They are fantastic. Rich and chewy and great with a tall glass of milk! I used butterscotch/caramel topping and it made is awesome! Thanx for a recipe I will make again and again!
  5. ChipotleChick
    Easy Chewy Caramel Cake Mix Brownies Created by ChipotleChick



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