Friday, August 10, 2007

Who Is Going To Be The Next Brownie Babe?

So I've found some great food blogs, one of which is Once Upon a Tart. And this blog regularly trys to find the Brownie Babe of the Month. So I though I'd enter the brownie recipe that my Mom discovered. They are the fudgiest Brownies ever!

In fact, these brownies are so fudgy that when you take them out of the oven they almost do not look cooked but they are! I iced mine with chocolate buttercream frosting but its not necessary at all, they taste just as good without it! Here's the recipe:

Incredibly Fudgy Brownies

1 cup plus 2 T butter
1 ½ cup white sugar
3 eggs
1 ½ tsp. vanilla
2/3 cup cocoa
1 cup flour
2 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. salt
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
½ cup pecans(optional)

Melt butter over low heat. Remove from heat, stir in sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating with a whisk or spoon after each addition until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Mix flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Stir into butter mixture with chips and nuts just until blended. Pour into 13 X 9 greased pan spreading evenly. Bake at 350 got about 25 minutes or until firm on the edges but soft in the center. Cool on rack. Do not overbake or they will become dry.

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

2 ½ cups confectioners sugar
3 T coca
¼ cup butter
2 T heavy cream(I used milk)
Vanilla to taste
In mixing bowl cream sugar , cocoa and butter. Beat in cream and vanilla. Add small amounts hot water or hot black coffee until desired spreading consistency is reached.


myriam said...

oh what a brownie! thanks for joining browniebabes and come back for the roundup next week! m

Rosanne said...

Thanks, I'll be sure to check out the round up!

Rosemary said...

You should be the next brownie babe,
these are the best brownies ever .
Love the chocolate icing and decorations on top finished them off beautifully