Certainly! Lunch Lady Brownies are a classic and delicious treat. Here’s a simple recipe for you:
Lunch Lady Brownies:
- 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted
- 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 4 large eggs
- 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
For Chocolate Frosting:
- 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, softened
- 1/4 cup whole milk
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 3 cups powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking pan.
- Mix Wet Ingredients: In a large bowl, combine the melted butter and cocoa powder. Stir until well combined.
- Add Dry Ingredients: Add the flour and sugar to the butter mixture. Mix well.
- Incorporate Eggs and Vanilla: Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract and salt.
- Optional: Add Nuts: If you like, fold in the chopped nuts.
- Bake: Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and spread it evenly. Bake in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few moist crumbs.
- Cool: Allow the brownies to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.
- Prepare Chocolate Frosting: In a medium bowl, beat together the softened butter, milk, cocoa powder, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.
- Frost the Brownies: Once the brownies are completely cooled, spread the chocolate frosting evenly over the top.
- Cut and Serve: Cut the brownies into squares and serve. Enjoy your delicious Lunch Lady Brownies!
These brownies are known for their fudgy texture and rich chocolate flavor. They are a classic and sure to be a hit!