Prep time: 25 min | Cooking: 35 min | Total: 1 hr | Servings: 16 | Yield: 16 brownies
I am very much a chocolate person, I eat chocolate, whenever I’m sad, happy, excited, almost every time. I think I got my love for chocolate from my grandmother, but she’s on the other level of being a chocolate lover. Given that she’s 88 years old now, and the doctor told her not to eat sweets anymore, she’s still hiding a chocolate snack bar in her purse.
When she was younger, around 60 years old, and she can walk normally, we can always see her do some cooking in the kitchen. One of my favorites is these brownies, a taste of heaven, the best brownies ever. They are rich, fudgy, and made entirely from scratch. Such brownies are so much better than the package, and I know you’ve got everything you need to make them sit in your kitchen already. I hope you’ll make your version of these brownies, and I guarantee you’ll family will enjoy this, especially if you have kids.
½ cup butter
1 cup white sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
½ cup all-purpose flour
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp baking powder
For the Frosting:
3 tbsp butter, softened
3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tbsp honey
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1. Preheat oven about 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8-inch square pan.
2. Melt 1/2 c of butter in a large saucepan. Take out from the heat and stir in sugar, eggs, and a tbsp of vanilla. Beat in 1/3 cup of cocoa, 1/2 c of flour, salt, and baking powder. Spread the batter into the prepared pan.
3. In a preheated oven, bake it for 25 to 30 minutes. Make sure not to overcook.
4. To make the frosting: Add and combine the 3 tbsp of softened butter, 3 tbsp cocoa, honey, a tsp of vanilla extract, and a cup of confectioner’s star, stir it until smooth. Frost brownies while they are still warm.
Per Serving: 183 calories; 110 mg sodium. 25.7 g carbohydrates; 1.8 g protein; 9 g total fat; 44 mg cholesterol.
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