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Buttermilk Brownies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ken Ahart, Leo's Family
Added: Sunday, March 2, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Brownies:

2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 cup water
2 sticks margarine
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup cocoa
2 eggs
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons vanilla.

Frosting:

1/4 cup cocoa
1/3 cup buttermilk
1 stick margarine
dash of salt
about 1/4 cup powdered sugar for thickness
2 teaspoons vanilla.

Directions:
Directions:
Brownies:
1. Sift together flour, sugar and salt.
2. In a saucepan bring to boil water, cocoa, and margarine.
3. Pour over dry ingredients and blend, then add 2 beaten eggs, buttermilk, baking soda, and vanilla.
4. Mix well and bake in 16x10 pan in a 400 oven for 20 minutes.

Frosting:
1. Using the same cooking saucepan, heat cocoa, buttermilk, margarine and a dash of salt.
2. When all ingredients are melted, remove from heat, stir in about 1/4 cup powdered sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Beat until thick. Frost brownies while warm.

 

 

 

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