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Chocolate Brownie Cake June 2, 2013

Filed under: Desserts — alittlemoreofeach @ 1:16 pm
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Ingredients

2 cups flour

2 cups sugar

½ tsp salt

2 sticks butter

1 cup water

3 Tbl cocoa

2 eggs

1 tsp baking soda

½ cup sour milk*

1 tsp vanilla

 

Directions

In a large bowl, mix the first three ingredients together. In a saucepan, melt the butter. Add the water and cocoa and bring to a boil. Pour the hot mixture over the flour mixture in the bowl. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs. Add the baking soda, milk and vanilla. Mix with the first mixture. Pour batter into a 12 x 15 pan and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. During the last five minutes of baking, prepare the frosting.

 

Frosting:

1 stick butter

1 tsp vanilla

1 lb box of powdered sugar

4 to 6 Tbl milk

 

Combine ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir well and add one cup of nuts. Ice cake while hot.

 

*To make sour milk, add 1 ½ tsp vinegar.

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