Mom's Scrummy Brownies

Mom's Scrummy Brownies Recipe

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This has been a perennial favorite in my family since before I was born (extended family as well as immediate). These are a cake like brownie but oh so good!


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  • 1/4 lb
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
  • 4
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 16 oz
    chocolate syrup
  • 1 1/8 c
    flour, sifted
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 c
    favorite nutmeat, optional

  • 6 Tbsp
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips

How to Make Mom's Scrummy Brownies


  1. Beat together butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  2. Add chocolate syrup, flour, nutmeats (optional) and baking powder; beat until thoroughly blended.
  3. Pour into a 9" x 13" cake pan and bake 35-40 minutes at 350° F.
  4. For the glaze:

    Place butter, milk and sugar in a saucepan and bring to boil on medium heat for 3 1/2 to 4 minutes or until it reaches 236° F on a candy thermometer.
  5. Remove from heat and add chocolate chips.
  6. Spread onto brownies while they are still warm.

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About Mom's Scrummy Brownies

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American

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