Buttermilk Brownies

Recipe by Cindy Lynn
READY IN: 55mins




  • Brownies: In saucepan combine butter, cocoa, 2 cups sugar and 1 cup water (first four ingredients).
  • Bring to boil; stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In large mixing bowl, blend together flour, soda and salt.
  • In small bowl combine buttermilk, eggs and vanilla; whisk lightly with a fork.
  • Pour buttermilk mixture into dry ingredients; mix until smooth.
  • Add cocoa mixture gradually with mixer on low setting.
  • Mix until well blended (flour and buttermilk mixture will be thick and likely need to be scraped from sides of bowl to blend thoroughly).
  • Pour into greased 10 1/2 x 14 3/4 x 2 1/4 baking dish.
  • Bake at 375 deg F for 25 minutes; test with toothpick.
  • Immediately pour Frosting over brownies; spread evenly.
  • (Brownies will be very tender so spread gently.) Cool; cut into bars and serve.
  • Frosting: In saucepan, mix 1/4 cup butter, 3 tablespoons cocoa and 3 tablespoons buttermilk.
  • Cook and stir till boiling (mixture will be slightly curdled); remove from heat.
  • Beat in 2 1/4 cups powdered sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla.
  • Fold in English walnuts.