Texas Brownies

Peggy Bockler

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@pbockler

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Serves:
48
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

2 c
all-purpose flour
2 c
sugar
1 stick
butter
1/2 c
shortening
1 c
water
1/4 c
cocoa
1/2 c
buttermilk**
2
eggs
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
vanilla

FROSTING

1 stick
butter
2 Tbsp
cocoa
1/4 c
milk
3 1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla

Step-By-Step

1Combine the butter, shortening, water and cocoa in a microwave safe dish and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes. Pour mixture over flour and sugar. Stir to blend. Add buttermilk**, eggs, baking soda and vanilla. Mix well.

2Pour into well-buttered 17 1/2 x 11 inch jelly roll pan. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until brownies test done. While brownies bake prepare frosting.

3For the frosting combine the butter, cocoa and milk in a microwave safe dish and microwave at HIGH for 2 minutes stirring once. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Stir to blend. Pour warm frosting over hot brownies. Let cool then cut into bars.

4**If you don't have buttermilk use 1/2 cup of milk plus 2 teaspoons of vinegar or lemon juice to sour the milk. Stir and let set for a couple of minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes