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Cake Mix Brownies with Caramel Layer

The Devil’s Brownies

These cake mix brownies are just about everything you could want in a rich, fudgy brownie. Layered with a sweet caramel sauce, they scream indulgence and once you try them, you'll know why I called them the Devil's Brownies. Keep reading and I'll show you how to make the best brownies from cake mix-- who knew? 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 419kcal


  • 18.5 ounce box Devil's Food Cake Mix
  • 1/2 Cup butter melted
  • 2/3 Cup whipping cream divided
  • 1/4 Cup chocolate chips
  • 11 ounce bag caramel bits
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Combine caramel bits, ⅓ C whipping cream, and vanilla in a small saucepan and melt over medium heat until smooth, stirring constantly. Set aside.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, combine dry cake mix with the remaining cream and melted butter. Press ⅔ for the brownie batter into the bottom of a greased 8x8" pan and bake for 6 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and top with chocolate chips followed by the caramel. Crumble remaining brownie batter over the caramel and return to the oven for 15-18 minutes.
  • Cool completely before cutting.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 419kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 499mg | Potassium: 209mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 117mg | Iron: 2.1mg