Chocolate Cake Brownies

Total Time
30 mins
30 mins

A rich cake-like brownie topped with a decadent frosting. You can substitute the whole milk in the frosting with whatever you have on hand; it just won't be as rich (but still delicious!). This recipe came down from my grandmother. It makes a 9 x 13" pan full of brownies!

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  1. For the brownies, preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream butter and sugar.
  3. Beat in eggs.
  4. Add chocolate, flour, and nuts.
  5. Pour into a 9” x 13” greased pan and bake for 30 minutes.
  6. While brownies are baking, prepare the frosting by boiling milk, sugar, and butter for 30 seconds.
  7. Remove from burner and add chocolate chips.
  8. Beat and spread on hot brownies.
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5 5

Cake-y, moist and delicious! These are sooooo yummy! The icing/frosting is an added bonus! I used 1/2 & 1/2 for the frosting, as that is what I had on hand, but otherwise, followed the recipe as written! I really enjoyed them, and the folks with whom I shared them thought they were awesome! Thanks for sharing with us, Starry!

5 5

Really easy to make and delicious! I used Special Dark Chocolate Hershey's Syrup. For the frosting I used butterscotch and peanut butter chips because I forgot I was out of chocolate chips. LOL! Still delicious! I will be making these often! Thanks Starry! Made for Holiday Tag.

5 5

Delicious brownies and loved the cake texture!!! These are also very moist and rich!!! I made half of the recipe and baked in a 8 X 8 pan. DH and DS have been enjoying these brownies. Thanks for sharing Starrynews. Made for Holiday Tag.