cocoa-walnut brownie loaf

★★★★★ 1
By Karen Carr
from Cape Carteret, NC

If you love brownies you will love this brownie loaf!!

★★★★★ 1
serves 20
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cocoa-walnut brownie loaf

  • BROWNIE LOAF
  • 3/4 c
    butter - softened
  • 3/4 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 3/4 c
    unsifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    hershey's cocoa
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 8 oz
    plain yogurt - room temprature
  • 1 c
    walnuts - chopped
  • COCOA FUDGE FROSTING
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    hershey's cocoa
  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    walnuts-coarsely chopped

How To Make cocoa-walnut brownie loaf

  • 1
    BROWNIE LOAF Cream butter, sugars, and vanilla.
  • 2
    Add eggs one at a time, beating until mixture is light and fluffy.
  • 3
    Combine dry ingredients. Add to creamed mixture in thirds alternately with yogurt.
  • 4
    Stirr in chopped walnuts. Pour into greased and floured 9"x 5"x 3" loaf pan.
  • 5
    Bake at 350 degrees for 65-75 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched with fingertip (top may be cracked). Cool in pan 10 minutes. Invert onto wire rack and cool completely.
  • 6
    Frost with Cocoa Fudge Frosting
  • 7
    COCOA FUDGE FROSTING Melt butter. Combine with sugar, milk, and vanilla; beat until smooth and creamy, adding additional powdered sugar if necessary for spreading consistency. After brownie loaf is frosted decorate with chopped walnuts.
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