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Homemade Fudge Brownies with Frosting

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.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Cooling Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 8 people

Equipment

  • 9 x 13 Baking Dish
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Large spoon or hand mixer

Ingredients
  

Brownies

  • 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

Brownie Icing

  • 1 ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup butter (½ stick), melted
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1-2 Tbsp. milk, as needed

Instructions
 

  • 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.

Brownie 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.
Keyword baked goods, chocolate