Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Kira's Brownies (Texas Sheet Cake)

When I was in college I had a roommate that made these brownies. They were and still are my absolute favorite!!

Kira's Brownies

2 sticks butter
1 cup water
3-4 Tbsp cocoa
2 cups sugar
2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup milk
1 Tbsp vinegar
1 tsp soda
2 eggs

In a medium saucepan combine butter, water and cocoa; bring to a boil. In a separate bowl combine sugar flour and salt. Add the cocoa mixture to the sugar mixture; mix well. Then add milk, vinegar, soda and eggs; mix well. Pour the batter in to a large greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 20-30 minutes.

Chocolate Frosting

6 Tbsp milk
2-3 Tbsp cocoa
1 stick butter
4 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts

In a medium saucepan bring milk, cocoa and butter to a boil. Pour in to a separate bowl and add powdered sugar and vanilla. Mix well. Frost cake once cool. Top with chopped nuts.