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Monday, February 02 2015

ingredients
2    cups   all-purpose flour
2    cups   sugar
1    teaspoon   baking soda
1/4   teaspoon   salt
1    cup   butter
1/3   cup   unsweetened cocoa powder
1    cup   water
2      eggs
1/2   cup   buttermilk or sour milk (see tip,below)
1 1/2   teaspoons   vanilla
Chocolate-Buttermilk Frosting
1/4   cup   butter or margarine
3    tablespoons   unsweetened cocoa powder
3    tablespoons   buttremilk
2 1/4   cups   powdered sugar
1/2   teaspoon   vanilla
3/4   cup   coarsely chopped pecans, toasted (optional)

directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 15x10x1-inch or a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set aside. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
In a medium saucepan combine butter, cocoa powder, and water. Bring mixture just to boiling, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add the cocoa mixture to flour mixture and beat with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until thoroughly combined. Add eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla. Beat for 1 minute (batter will be thin). Pour batter into the prepared pan.
Bake for about 25 minutes for the 15x10x1-inch pan, 35 minutes for the 13x9x2-inch pan, or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
Pour warm Chocolate-Buttermilk Frosting over brownies, spreading evenly. Cool in pan on wire rack 1 hour. Cut into bars. Makes 24 bars
Chocolate-Buttermilk Frosting
In a medium saucepan combine butter or margarine, cocoa powder, and buttermilk. Bring to boiling. Remove from heat. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Stir in pecans, if desired.
Variation
Chocolate-Cinnamon-Buttermilk Brownies:
Prepare as above, except add 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon to the flour mixture.

Tip
To make sour milk, place 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice or vinegar in a glass measuring cup. Add enough milk to make 1/2 cup; stir. Let stand 5 minutes before using.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 244, Fat, total (g) 11, chol. (mg) 45, sat. fat (g) 6, carb. (g) 35, Monosaturated fat (g) 4, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, fiber (g) 0, sugar (g) 25, pro. (g) 2, vit. A (RE) 0, vit. A (IU) 388.72, vit. C (mg) 0, Thiamin (mg) 0.09, Riboflavin (mg) 0.1, Niacin (mg) 0.79, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.02, Folate (µg) 4.03, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0.06, sodium (mg) 193, Potassium (mg) 31, calcium (mg) 40.39, iron (mg) 0.9, Other Carb () 2, Fat () 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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