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Texas Brownies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Erik and Joan vonNiessen
Added: Monday, June 8, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:

2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
cup margarine or butter
cup shortening
1 cup strong brewed coffee or water
cup cocoa
cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla


Frosting:

cup butter or margarine
2 Tbsp dark cocoa cup milk
3 cups icing sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Combine flour and sugar in a bowl. In saucepan, combine butter, shortening, coffee or water and cocoa. Stir and heat to boiling. Pour boiling mixture over the flour and sugar in the bowl. Add the buttermilk, eggs, baking soda and vanilla. Mix well. Pour into a well greased jelly roll pan or cookie sheet with edges. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes or until brownies test done in the center. While brownies bake, prepare the frosting. In a saucepan, combine the butter, cocoa and milk. Heat to boiling, stirring. Mix in the powdered sugar and vanilla until frosting is smooth. Pour warm frosting over brownies as soon as you take them out of the oven. Cool. ut into squares.

 

 

 

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