Best Brownies

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Ingredients

  • ½ c. butter
  • 1 c. white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/3 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ c. all purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • Frosting:
  • 3 T. butter, softened
  • 3 T. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 T. honey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 c. confectioners’ sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease and flour an 8 inch square pan.
  • In a large saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter.
  • Remove from heat, and stir in sugar, eggs, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  • Beat in 1/3 cup cocoa, 1/2 cup flour, salt, and baking powder.
  • Spread batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Do not overcook.
  • To Make Frosting:
  • Combine 3 tablespoons softened butter, 3 tablespoons cocoa, honey, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 1 cup confectioners’ sugar.
  • Stir until smooth.
  • Frost brownies while they are still warm.