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Frosted Brownies Recipe

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1 c shortening
1/2 c cocoa
1 1/2 flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
3 eggs
2 c sugar
1 c vanilla
1 c nuts (optional)

White frosting:
1/4 c butter
2 c conf sugar
2 tbsp cream
1 tsp vanilla

Chocolate frosting:
3 tbsp cocoa
1/2 tbsp shortening

Mix cake ingredients together and bake at 350 for 35 minutes.

Melt butter over medium heat, blend in sugar, cream, and vanilla. Frost cooled brownies. Melt shortening and mix in cocoa. Spread on top of white frosting.




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