Show Subscription Form




Frosted Fudge Brownies Recipe
Frosted Fudge Brownies Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Frosted Fudge Brownies Recipe

Read Reviews
4.5 18
Publisher Photo
A neighbor brought over a pan of these rich brownies along with the recipe when I came home from the hospital with our baby daughter 12 years ago. I've made them ever since for family occasions, potlucks and parties at work.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + cooling Bake: 25 min. + cooling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + cooling Bake: 25 min. + cooling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • FROSTING:
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2-2/3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup milk

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 277 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 248 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, melt butter. Remove from the heat. Stir in cocoa; cool. In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar until blended. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to egg mixture. Stir in vanilla and the cooled chocolate mixture until well blended.
  2. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25-28 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean (do not overbake). Cool on a wire rack.
  3. For frosting, in a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in cocoa and vanilla. Add enough milk until the frosting achieves spreading consistency. Spread over brownies. Cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Frosted Fudge Brownies in Country Woman May/June 2000, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 277 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 248 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Reviews for Frosted Fudge Brownies

AVERAGE RATING
   (23)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (18)
4 Star
 (3)
3 Star
 (2)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2015

"These are the most delicious brownies you'll ever make! I never bother to buy a mix anymore! The frosting is what makes these brownies outstanding! Try them and see for yourself,and you won't be disappointed. I've been making these brownies for several years"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2015

"Too cakey for me. I thought they'd be chewy with the word fudge in the name."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2015

"These are delicious!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2014

"Very delicious brownie.. Not too rich...just right!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2014

"Best brownies I've ever made. Definately a 5-star recipe. I added a little extra confectioners sugar to the icing and added some chopped pecans for the top. YUM!"

Loading Image