Recipes

Fudgey Brownies

Fudgey brownies are every kid's favourite. These brownies make a decadent dessert and are a great recipe for any bake sale, potluck or birthday celebration.

Serves:
20
Prep Time:
15 min
Cook Time:
40 min

Ingredients

Nutrition Facts

Brownies

  • 1 1/4 cup (315 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) salt
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup (250 mL) packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped walnuts

Fudgey Icing

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (500 mL) sifted icing sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) milk (1%)

Instructions

Brownies

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl; set aside. Melt butter in large saucepan over low heat; remove from heat. Stir in cocoa. Beat in brown sugar, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Stir in dry ingredients and walnuts. Spray or butter a 9-inch (23 cm) square pan. Spread batter in pan. Bake in preheated 350°F (180°C) oven for 40 minutes. Do not over bake. Cool completely.

Fudgey Icing

  1. Melt butter over low heat in medium saucepan. Remove from heat. Stir in cocoa and vanilla. Stir in icing sugar and milk until smooth and of spreading consistency. Spread icing over top of cooled brownies.