Saturday, December 13, 2008

Texas Sheet cake brownies

So I stole this recipe from the Better Home's and Garden's cookbook, but I made it last night for a potluck, changed it a bit, and it turned out nicely. Hope you enjoy.

Prep time: 25 min
Cook time: 25 min
Cool time 1 hour

Combine these in a medium sized bowl until mixed:
2c. flour
2c. sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1tsp ground cinnamon
In medium saucepan combine and bring to boil (stirring constantly)the following:
1c. butter
1/3c. unsweetened cocoa powder
1c. water
Add boiled mixture to the dry ingredients and mixon medium speed
until thoroughly mixed. Then add:
2 eggs
1/2 c milk
1/2 Tbsp Lemon juice OR vinegar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla

Pour in greased cookie sheet (15X10X1inch) and bake at 350 for 25 minutes
While baking make frosting by heating to a boil:
1/2c butter
6 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa
3 tbsp milk

after bringing to boil, mix in by electric hand mixer:
4 1/2 c powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
Pour warm frosting over warm cake and spread and let cool 1 hour.
You can add almonds, walnuts, or pecans if desired.

1 comment:

Sarah said...

Mmmmmm chocolate! Welcome to the blog!