mom's best ever brownies

★★★★★ 11 Reviews
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By penny jordan
from Lubbock, TX

My Mom used to make the best brownies in Texas! Oh my GOSH! They were soooooooooooooo good! All four of us kids loved her brownies so much! So I am going to share her recipe with all of you. (Here it is...they should be in the TEXAS hall of fame!!!) LOL!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Oh, these brownies brought back childhood memories. They reminded me of my grandmother's brownies. The buttermilk helps make these super moist. And that icing? Tops them off perfectly. So chocolaty, so moist and so good!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 11 Reviews
serves A Large Family...
prep time 25 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mom's best ever brownies

  • BROWNIE MIXTURE
  • 2 stick
    butter
  • 4 Tbsp
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts or pecans
  • BROWNIE ICING
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 4 Tbsp
    milk
  • 4 Tbsp
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 - 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts or pecans

How To Make mom's best ever brownies

  • 1
    PREHEAT: Oven to 350 degrees F. PREPARE: Baking pan by greasing and flouring 9x13x2-inch pan (or spraying with 'Baker's Joy' nonstick cooking spray).
  • 2
    FOLLOW DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY.
  • 3
    COMBINE: 2 sticks butter, 1 cup boiling water, and 4 Tbsp Cocoa in small sauce pan and bring to a boil.
  • 4
    MIX: 2 Cups Sugar, 2 Cups flour, and salt together and add hot mixture.
  • 5
    DISSOLVE: 1/2 Cup buttermilk and 1 tsp. baking soda together, add 2 eggs. MIX: Well. ADD: Nuts. MIX WELL: All above ingredients together. POUR: Into prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes. COOL: Slightly.
  • 6
    ICING: MEANWHILE: Prepare icing by melting, butter, milk, cocoa together in small sauce pan. ADD: Powdered sugar to thicken. ADD: Vanilla extract. SPREAD: Icing on slightly cooled brownies. SPRINKLE: Nuts over iced brownies. COVER: Until ready to serve. CUT: In squares. SERVE & ENJOY! STORE: Covered leftovers.
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