Fudge Brownies with Frosting
These homemade fudge brownies are nice and chewy with a really rich taste! They work perfectly as a dessert or for a midnight snack when those chocolate cravings hit ya.
- 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
- 2 cups sugar
- ½ cup cocoa powder
- 4 eggs
- 1 ½ cups flour
- 3 tsp. vanilla
- ½ tsp. salt
- 1 ½ cups nuts, optional
- 1 ½ cup powdered sugar
- 3 Tbsp. cocoa powder
- ¼ cup butter (½ stick), melted
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1-2 Tbsp. milk, as needed
Preheat oven to 325º.
Grease and flour 9 x 13 baking dish and set aside.
Melt 1 cup of butter (2 sticks) and mix with sugar and cocoa powder.
Add to the mixture eggs, flour, vanilla and salt and stir until mixed well.
Fold in nuts (optional) last.
Pour into greased and floured 9 x 13 baking dish.
Bake 30 minutes at 325 degrees.
Allow to cool completely before adding icing.
Mix together powdered sugar, cocoa powder, melted butter and vanila until well combined.
Add 1 Tbsp. of milk to the icing mixture and stir. Add more milk, 1 tsp. at a time, if it's still too thick.
Spread on brownies once they are cooled down completely.