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Grandpa's Buttermilk Brownies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Heather Zollinger
Added: Wednesday, July 29, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stick margarine
1 c. water
1/4 c. cocoa
1/2 c. vegetable oil
2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 c. buttermilk
2 eggs
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla

Brownie Icing:

1 stick margarine
1/4 c. cocoa
1/3 c. buttermilk
1 lb. powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
dash of salt
1 c. pecans or walnuts, optional

Directions:
Directions:
Combine margarine, water, cocoa, and oil in saucepan. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Pour over flour, sugar, and salt. Add buttermilk, eggs, baking soda, and vanilla. Mix well. Pour onto greased and floured jelly roll pan or cake pan. Bake for 20 minutes at 400. Remove from oven and ice with icing below while cake is still warm.

Brownie Icing:
Combine margarine, cocoa, and buttermilk in saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add sugar, vanilla and salt. Mix well, add nuts(optional) and ice brownies.

To make your own buttermilk:
Add 1 tbsp vinegar or 1 tbsp lemon juice per 1 c. milk. Let stand for 5 minutes.

 

 

 

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