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Brownies, Fudgie Chocolate Recipe

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This recipe for Brownies, Fudgie Chocolate, by , is from The Marley Family Cookbook #2, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Pierre LaMontagne
Added: Tuesday, February 15, 2005


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1 cup vegetable shortening
2 cups sugar
4 large eggs, room temperature
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped walnuts
4 oz semisweet chocolate, chopped
1 recipe chocolate Icing

Chocolate Icing:

1 pound confectioner's sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 stick unsalted butter, softened
1/3 cup boiling water

Chocolate Icing:
Sift together the sugar and cocoa powder into a large mixing bowl.
Use a mixer to combine. the butter.
Add the water; mix until smooth.
Let it cool.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Grease a 17x12 inch baking pan with 1 teaspoon of the shortening.
In a large, heavy saucepan over medium heat, melt the remaining 1 cup shortening. Remove it from the heat and let it cool slightly.
Add the sugar and blend.
Add the eggs 1 at a time, whisking after each addition. Add the water and vanilla; whisk to mix well.
Add the flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt; stir to blend.
Fold in the walnuts and chopped chocolate; spread the batter, evenly, in the prepared pan.
Bake until the cake springs back when touched, about 25 minutes.
Remove it from the oven; let it cool for 30 minutes.
Spread the icing over the cake with a rubber spatula.
Let it cool completely before cutting it into squares to serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
about 20 brownies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep: 20 min Cook: 55 min




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