Texas Brownies (microwave version)

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Rev BJ Friley

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@RevBJFriley

These tender brownies are quick to prepare, using ingredients that are handy in the kitchen. This recipe makes a large pan. Great for a potluck.

Microwave setting: HIGH 100%/MEDIUM HIGH 70%

Microwave cooking time: 22 minutes

Tips: If you don't have buttermilk on hand, substitute 2 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice. Mix into 1/2 cup milk. Or use powdered buttermilk. Mix according to package directions.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
one 9-by-11-inch baking pan, 48 brownies
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 1 c
    strong brewed coffee or water
  • 1/4 c
    dark, unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • FROSTING

  • 1/2 c
    (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 2 Tbsp
    dark cocoa
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 3 1/2 c
    unsifted powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla

How to Make Texas Brownies (microwave version)

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour and sugar.
  2. In a microsafe dish, combine butter, shortening, coffee or water and cocoa.
  3. Microwave at HIGH power for 2 minutes or until just boiling.
  4. Pour boiling mixture over flour mixture. Stir to blend. Add buttermilk, eggs, baking soda and vanilla.
  5. Pour mixture into a microsafe 9-by-11-inch baking dish.
  6. Microwave at MEDIUM HIGH power for 18 minutes, turning dish every 4 to 5 minutes until brownies test done. They may still appear soft on the surface.
  7. Prepare frosting: In a microsafe dish, combine the butter, cocoa and milk.
  8. Microwave at HIGH power for 2 minutes, stirring once. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Stir to blend.
  9. Pour warm frosting over hot brownies.
  10. Let cool. Cut into bars.

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About Texas Brownies (microwave version)

Course/Dish: Chocolate Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American



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