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    Texas Boiled Brownies or Cake

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    1 hrs

    40 mins

    20 mins

    jawtexas's Note:

    This is a different version of the Texas Hot Cocoa Cake. The main difference is heating some of the ingredients in the microwave instead on the stove. Also, it is baked in a larger pan. It could be baked in a 9"x13" pan and cooked 35-40 minutes if desired.

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    1. 1
      1. Combine flour and sugar in a large bowl using a wire whip.
    2. 2
      2. In a microwave safe dish combine cocoa, butter, shortening and coffee. Stir slightly, then microwave on high 2 minutes or until just boiling (note: do not over boil.).
    3. 3
      3. Pour hot mixture over dry ingredients and beat with a wire whip until smooth.
    4. 4
      4. In a medium size bowl or 4 cup measuring cup, combine buttermilk, eggs, soda and vanilla. Beat into batter until smooth.
    5. 5
      5. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Use (a) if you wish to make brownies or (b) if you wish to make a cake.
    6. 6
      (a) Grease with butter a 11"x17.5" pan. Spread batter evenly and bake 18-20 minutes. Do not over bake.
    7. 7
      (b) Grease and flour a 9"x13" pan. Spread batter evenly and bake 35-40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean from center of cake.
    8. 8
    9. 9
      In a medium microwave safe bowl, combine butter cocoa and milk. Microwave on high 2 minutes or until boiling at the edge of the bowl. Add confectioners sugar slowly in batches, then add vanilla extract. Beat until smooth.
    10. 10
      Cool brownies/cake about 20 minutes then frost.

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    Nutritional Facts for Texas Boiled Brownies or Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (42 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 596.1
    Calories from Fat 229
    Total Fat 25.5 g
    Saturated Fat 12.3 g
    Cholesterol 73.1 mg
    Sodium 268.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 89.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    Sugars 70.9 g
    Protein 4.4 g

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