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Best Cake Brownies

 Best Cake Brownies
This recipe caught my eye because it uses a whole can of chocolate syrup! I had searched for years for a brownie everyone likes, and this is it. My husband takes them to work, and they're gone in no time. They cut nicely after cooling a bit, but we don't often wait to dig in.
36 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate syrup
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup miniature marshmallows


  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add
  • the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in
  • chocolate syrup and vanilla. Add the flour and salt until blended.
  • Pour into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at
  • 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the
  • center comes out clean (top of brownies will still appear wet).
  • Cool on a wire rack for 15-20 minutes.
  • For glaze, combine sugar, butter and milk in a saucepan. Bring to a
  • boil; boil until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; stir

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Directions (continued)

  • in chocolate chips and marshmallows until melted. Pour over the
  • brownies and spread evenly. Refrigerate for 5 minutes before
  • cutting. Yield: about 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 154 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 91 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.