Wednesday, February 19, 2014

German Chocolate Brownie


Ingredients:
Brownies:
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
2/3 cup cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

Frosting:
1 cup evaporated milk
1 cup sugar
3 egg yolks, slightly beaten
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 3/4 cup shredded coconut
1 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Drizzle:
1 cup chocolate chips, melted (optional)

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9×13″ baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
In a bowl, add oil, sugar, and vanilla; mix well. Add eggs and mix again.
Add flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt to wet ingredients; incorporate thoroughly.
Pour batter into pan and bake for 22-28 minutes (or until brownie starts to pull away from the sides of the pan).
While brownies cool, prepare frosting. Mix evaporated milk, sugar, egg yolks, butter and vanilla together in a sauce pan. Stir constantly over medium heat until it comes to a slow boil. Cook, stirring constantly until it thickens – about 10 to 11 minutes (it must be cooked that long). Remove saucepan from heat and stir in coconut and pecans. Let frosting cool before spreading on cooled brownies.

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