Lunchroom Iced Brownies


Sheila D Recipe

By Sheila D ditzybug59


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Mrs Marten, you were the most wonderful lunchroom lady ever!

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1/2 c
cocoa,
2 c
flour
2 c
sugar
4
eggs
4 tsp
vanilla
1 c
chopped nuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking pan. Measure and mix together cocoa, flour, and sugar. Stir in eggs and vanilla and softened butter. Stir in nuts.
2
Pour into prepared baking pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool.
3
Prepare icing.

Icing recipe:

1/4 c softened butter
1/4 c can milk (regular milk is fine)
1/4 c cocoa
3 c powdered sugar
dash salt

Mix all together & frost as desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Hashtag: #desserts


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33 Comments

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Donna R gummybaby
Jan 27, 2014
Mine came out very dry. I checked it at 20 minutes and the center was still gooey so I baked it another 5 minutes, still gooey. I took it out at 30 minutes. Maybe it was suppose to come out at the gooey point.
The recipe says to pour batter into pan, well I had to plop it into a pan because it was so thick.
I think I will stick with my buttermilk brownie recipe.
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Sheila D ditzybug59
Jan 21, 2014
Really good reminder, thank you Nancy. :-)
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Nancy Cook ladyinthekitchen
Jan 13, 2014
I have made these many times in my own oven with excellent results, but when I made these at a friend's house, I forgot to consider the possible difference in her oven. I baked them for 22 minutes which is perfect in my oven but they turned out very dry.

So, for those of you who had dry results, consider reducing the baking time. Remember, a toothpick inserted into the center should yield moist crumbs and should not come out clean as it should for a cake. Also, make sure to not over-stir. Just stir until the flour in incorporated into the mixture.

Also remember that if you are a fan of cake brownies, this is NOT the brownie for you. There is no leavening agent in this recipe because they are supposed to be a heavier fudgy brownie.
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Adele Silva mommadel
Aug 13, 2013
I guess I could have over stirred the batter....don't know what happened.
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Straw's Kitchen CinCooks
Aug 13, 2013
I use a glass cake pan a lot...I just turn the oven down at least 25° lower than recipes call for.