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Homemade Brownie Sundaes

I serve this super dessert often at baseball barbecues or whenever I have a large group in. Homemade brownies and fudge sauce plus ice cream…you can't go wrong! —Carol Brandon, Uxbridge, Ontario
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    4 dozen (2 cups sauce)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter, cubed
  • 32 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 7 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 pound chopped walnuts, optional
  • HOT FUDGE SAUCE:
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup baking cocoa
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Whipped cream and maraschino cherries, optional

Directions

  • In a large heavy saucepan, melt butter and chocolate over low heat; stir until smooth. Cool.
  • In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar on low speed until combined. Beat on medium-high until thickened and lemon-colored, about 12 minutes. Beat in vanilla and chocolate mixture. Fold in flour and salt just until blended (batter will be thick). Fold in walnuts if desired.
  • Transfer to two greased 13x9-in. baking pans. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on wire racks for 15 minutes.
  • In a large saucepan, combine the cream, sugar and butter. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a boil, without stirring. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Cool for 3 minutes.
  • Place cocoa in a heat-proof bowl. Carefully whisk hot liquid into cocoa until smooth (do not scrape pan). Cut brownies into squares; serve with ice cream and hot fudge sauce. Garnish with whipped cream and cherries if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving (calculated without ice cream and optional ingredients): 283 calories, 18g fat (11g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 153mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.
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  • vianne
    May 17, 2009

    The hot fudge sauce is out of this world.A good balance in taste of cream/cocoa.

  • heidisilvan
    Apr 2, 2008

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