Sunday, July 12, 2009

The brownies

I made these yesterday, and boy was I glad they were around today. (As if brownies are ever unwelcome.)

This consistently excellent recipe comes from my mother who got it from a charity cookbook put out by the the all-girls catholic high school that I narrowly escaped going to. ;-)



1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 margarine
1 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 cup flour

1 cup icing sugar
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1/4 cup butter, melted


Preheat oven to 350ยบ

Combine 1/2 cup boiling water and 1/2 cup cocoa; set aside and let cool slightly.

In a medium bowl, cream together margarine and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, siting well after each is added. Stir in vanilla. Add the cocoa mixture slowly and stir to combine. Stir in the flour.

Pour batter into a greased 9x9-inch (or 7x11-inch) casserole dish and cook for about 30 min.

Allow to cool on a rack, then ice.

To make icing

Combine ingredients in a small bowl. Mixture will be very thick. To achieve the consistency of icing add a drop of water and stir.




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