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Texas Brownies

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • ------------------------DESSERTS FROM CHEF FREDDY'S------------------------


2 c Flour
2 c Sugar
1/2 c Butter (1 stick)
1/2 c Shortening
1 c Coffee [brewed] or water
1/4 c Cocoa (unsweetened) [dark]
1/2 c Buttermilk
2 Eggs
1 ts Baking SODA
1 ts Vanilla

1/2 c Butter
2 tb Cocoa [dark]
1/4 c Milk
3 1/2 c Powdered sugar [unsifted]
1 ts Vanilla

¯If you don't have buttermilk on hand, substitute 2ts
vinegar or lemon juice mixed into «c milk... or use
powdered buttermilk mixed as the directions specify.®

Preheat oven to 400ø

1) In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and the
sugar... In a heavy sauce pan, combine the butter,
shortening, coffee (or water), and cocoa, and heat...
stirring to boiling... 2) Pour the cocoa mixture over
the flour mixture in the bowl, add the buttermilk (or
the substitute), eggs, baking soda, and vanilla, and
mix well using a wooden spoon or high speed elec.
mixer... 3) Pour into a well battered 17«" x 11" jelly
roll pan and bake in a 400ø oven for 20 min. or until
the brownies test done in the center... 4) While the
bownies bake... prepare the frosting, by combining the
cocoa, butter, and milk in a sauce pan and heating,
stirring to boiling... Then mix in the sugar and the
vanilla until the mixture is smooth... 5) Pour warm
frosting over the brownies as soon as they come out of
the oven... Cool... cut and serve...

*** Microwave Directions *** 1M) In a large mixing
bowl, combine the sugar and the flour... and in a
microwave safe dish, combine the butter, coffee (or
water), and the cocoa... and microwave on high (100%)
for 2 min. until just boiling... 2M) Pour the boiling
mixture over the flour mixture, stirring to blend...
Add the buttermilk (or subtitute), eggs, baking soda,
and vanilla, mixing well... 3M) Pour the entire
mixture into a microsafe 9" x 11" baking dish and nuke
at med-high (70%) for 18 minturning the dish every 4
to 5 min., until the brownies test done in the
center... (They may still appear soft on the surface)
4M) Prepare the frosting in a microsafe dish by
combining the butter, cocoa, and the milk... and
nuking on high for 2 min... stirring once, add the
powdered sugar and vanilla, stirring to blend... 5M)
Pour warm frosting over the hot brownies ... let
cool... cut and serve...

From the Great American Recipes collection and Fred
Goslin on Cyberealm Bbs in Watertown NY. at (315)

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