Saturday, April 30, 2011

Lucia's Famous Brownies


Ok, these are the best brownies that you will ever taste. No joke. My co-worker Lucia makes them for the office and everyone goes crazy for them. The homemade frosting is key. Try them. They do not disappoint.


Ingredients:


4 egg
2 C. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 C. (2 sticks) BUTTER (has to be butter), melted
1 C. flour
2/3 C. unsweetened cocoa
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 C. chopped nuts (optional)

Preparation:

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13 pan, set aside. Melt butter, set aside. Beat eggs in a mixing bowl, gradually add sugar. Add vanilla, melted butter. Mix well. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt. Add to egg mixture. Mix well. Stir in nuts. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely. Leave in pan. Frost with icing. Sprinkle with finely chopped nuts or chocolate sprinkles if desired.

Frosting
Ingredients:

1/3 C. butter
2/3 C. unsweetened cocoa
2 2/3 C. powdered sugar
1/3 C. milk
1 tsp. vanilla

Preparation:

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add cocoa, stirring constantly until smooth. Pour into a mixing bowl. Cool completely. Alternately add powdered sugar with milk. Beat to spreading consistency. Beat in vanilla.

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4 comments:

  1. Hello! I have a linky party going on at my blog called A Themed Baker's Sunday and this weeks theme is Chocolate! I'd love for you to join!
    http://cupcakeapothecary.blogspot.com/2011/05/themed-bakers-sunday-3.html
    Alyssa

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  2. Great Alyssa, I'll check it out...we would love to take part and link up with your blog.

    Ellen

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  3. I made these last night and had a bit of a baking mishap. I forgot the sugar and added it at the end which gave me very grainy brownies. Tasty but grainy (yuck). I was determined to make these again so I did tonight. They are fantastic!!!! I knew they were going to be good from the review and they are!! Thanks for sharing!!

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  4. Oh I am so glad you liked them. It is too bad that you had to make them twice though. These are my go to brownies when I want to impress people LOL Now I want to make them!!

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