Zach's Birthday Brownies

Myra Wynne

By
@MJWin

These have been my son's "birthday cake" ever since he was about 3 years old. The brownies are chewy and chocolately, and best of all, easy to make!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

BROWNIES

1 c
butter, room temperature
2 c
sugar
4 Tbsp
cocoa powder (heaping)
4
eggs, beaten
1 c
all purpose flour
1 c
walnuts, chopped (optional)
1 tsp
vanilla extract

ICING

1 - 1 1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 1/2 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
1 1/2 Tbsp
cocoa powder
2 Tbsp
boiling water
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Step-By-Step

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1Cream sugar, cocoa and butter.

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2Add beaten eggs and vanilla.

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3Add flour and fold in walnuts.

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4Bake in greased 9x13 pan at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes. Top will appear underdone (falls in the middle) but DON'T overbake!! Should be moist and chewy.

While brownies are baking, prepare icing by mixing ingredients together with electric beater.

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5Add icing immediately after removing brownies from oven so it will melt into a shiny glaze.

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6Let cool and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #brownies, #Kids, #birthday