Aztec Brownies


Cinnamon and almond make these cake-like brownies extra special.





Preheat oven to 350ยบ F.

To make brownies:
Combine flour and sugars in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.  Bring cocoa, butter and water to a boil in a small saucepan. Pour hot mixture over flour and sugar; stir to mix thoroughly. 

Mix buttermilk, eggs, baking soda, spices and extracts in a smaller bowl. Add to chocolate batter and mix well.

Pour into a greased 15 x 10-inch jelly roll pan, and bake for 20 to 25 minutes until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. 

To make icing:
Combine butter, buttermilk and cocoa in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat and gradually stir in powdered sugar and extracts. Beat until smooth and spread over hot brownies. Sprinkle almonds evenly over top of icing.

Quick Facts

Prep Time
35 minutes

Bake Time
20 to 25 minutes

30 servings