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

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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

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

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About Texas Brownies (microwave version)

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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