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Texas Brownies

No recipe image available.These frosted, 'Texas sheet cake' brownies are perfect for taking along to picnics, potlucks and casual get-togethers.

Recipe Ingredients:

Brownies:
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup strong-brewed coffee
1/4 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Chocolate Frosting:
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4 cup milk
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
  2. For Brownies: In a large mixing bowl, combine flour and sugar. In a heavy saucepan, combine butter, shortening, brewed coffee, and 1/4 cup unsweetened baking cocoa. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  3. Pour the boiling mixture over the flour/sugar mixture. Add buttermilk, eggs, baking soda, and 1 teaspoon vanilla; mix well.
  4. Pour into a buttered jelly roll pan. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the center is set.
  5. For Chocolate Frosting: In a saucepan, combine butter, 2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa, and milk. Heat to boiling, stirring. Mix in powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla and beat until smooth. Pour the warm frosting over the warm brownies.

Makes 48 brownies.