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Chocolate Brownie Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Brownie Cake, by , is from The Smith Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Alene Charters
Added: Tuesday, December 30, 2008



2 c. sugar
2 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cubes butter
1 c. water
5 T. cocoa
1/2 c. sour cream
2 eggs
1 tsp. soda
1 c. chopped nuts


1 box powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cube butter
6 T. milk
5 T. cocoa

Bring 2 cubes of butter and water to a boil; add sugar, flour and salt. Then add 5 tablespoons cocoa, sour cream, eggs and soda. Mix together and bake in a deep cookie sheet pan at 375 for 20 minutes. To make the frosting, boil 1 cube of butter, milk and 5 tablespoons of cocoa until just bubbly. Add in remaining ingredients and beat well. Spread the frosting on the warm cake.




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