Donna Barre-Brown Recipe

Fudge Brownie Pie

By Donna Barre-Brown itsajoke


This recipe was voted the best Blogger recipe in 2012 and Marie, from the English Kitchen, was generous enough to share.


3/4 cup flour
1 cup of regular sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder,sifted
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
4 ounces butter, melted
2 large eggs, beaten
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans
2 handfuls of mini marshmallows
2 ounces butter, melted (1/4 cup)
1 ounce cocoa powder, sifted (1/4 cup)
2 ounces evaporated milk (1/4 cup)
1 cup powdered sugar, sifted (8 ounces)

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9 inch spring form pan set aside.
Whisk together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Beat together the butter, eggs and vanilla. Add to the dry ingredients and mix until smooth. Stir in the toasted nuts. Pour into the prepared pan.
Bake on a middle shelf of the oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Immediately sprinkle the marshmallows on top and return to the oven for a few minutes to melt the marshmallows. Remove from the oven and carefully spread the chocolate frosting over top.
To make the chocolate frosting mix all ingredients together in a bowl, beating with an electric whisk until smooth and thick. Spread on the hot marshmallows. Let cool completely. Cut into wedges to serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate

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Joyce Nance joycie1
Feb 1, 2014
I did not see a response from someone who just used a regular pan...what is the outcome if you just use a regular pan? Anyone know?
Mireille Haex Mireille_Haex
Jan 28, 2014
@AnnieDrews, thanks! The milk used in this recipe is called "coffeemilk" here (already found that out), so now I know what to use. Will see if I can make it this week, it sure looks delicious!
Annie D AnnieDrews
Jan 28, 2014
@Mireille Haex, Evaporated milk in the U.S. is basically concentrated milk and is not sweetened. We have a product here called sweetened condensed milk and it is a completely different product, so don't use that. You might check with cooks in your area to see what might be comparable to buy there.

Here is a few lines from my comment on this recipe from last year. I used half-and-half.

"I subbed heavy cream for the evaporated milk because it was all I had in the house. When I went to spread the frosting, it blended in with the marshmallows. I just tried to make it a pretty swirl and after it cooled, it was fine. I used a dark, non-stick springform pan I bought just for this recipe. I will bake for a little less time if I use that pan again as the edges were a little overdone. Thanks for sharing!"
Mireille Haex Mireille_Haex
Jan 28, 2014
The evaporated milk, is that sweetened or "normal"? As I don't live in the States, I have to figure out what I should use :)
Toni Carroll MrsGuv
Nov 23, 2013
When do you remove the spring form pan? Before the marshmallow? After the marshmallow? Or after the chocolate frosting?