Special Dark Brownies

  • Yield: 15 servings


2cups sugar
4tablespoons special dark cocoa
1 1/2sticks butter, melted
3-- eggs, beaten
1 1/2cups self-rising flour, sifted
1tablespoon vanilla
Fudge Icing:
1stick butter
4tablespoons cocoa
1/3cup milk
1-- (16-ounce) package confectioners' sugar
1tablespoon vanilla


  1. For the brownies: Preheat oven to 350F.  
  2. In large mixing bowl, combine sugar and cocoa.  Stir in melted butter.  Add eggs one at a time, beating with electric mixer after each addition.  Add flour and vanilla and mix well.  Pour into prepared 9 x 12-inch baking dish.  Bake 40 minutes.
  3. For the Fudge Icing:  In small saucepan over medium heat, combine butter, cocoa, and milk.  Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.  Remove from heat. Add confectioners' sugar and vanilla.  Pour over hot brownies.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Junior League of Athens’ Beyond the Hedges (the Junior League of Athens, Georgia, 2007).