Texas Brownies

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Peggy Bockler

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@pbockler

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Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Texas Brownies

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine 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.
  2. Pour 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.
  3. For 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.

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About Texas Brownies

Course/Dish: Cakes



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