Texas Boiled Brownies or Cake

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 12-48
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 1. Combine flour and sugar in a large bowl using a wire whip.
  • 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. Pour hot mixture over dry ingredients and beat with a wire whip until smooth.
  • 4. In a medium size bowl or 4 cup measuring cup, combine buttermilk, eggs, soda and vanilla. Beat into batter until smooth.
  • 5. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Use (a) if you wish to make brownies or (b) if you wish to make a cake.
  • (a) Grease with butter a 11"x17.5" pan. Spread batter evenly and bake 18-20 minutes. Do not over bake.
  • (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.
  • FROSTING:
  • 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.
  • Cool brownies/cake about 20 minutes then frost.
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