Thursday, July 9, 2009

Creamy Brownie Frosting



Brownies are delicious. Brownies with this frosting are divine. I really can't believe how much better brownies are when you frost them with this frosting! Seriously. It turns regular brownies into transcendent decadence.

And, did I mention, it's SO easy, and takes just a few minutes.

First, beat together the butter, cocoa, corn syrup and vanilla until blended.



Then add the powdered sugar and milk.



Beat to a spreading consistency. That's all there is to it!



This recipe makes enough frosting for a 9" pan of brownies. I had used my leftover brownie batter from waffles to make these mini muffin brownies - this recipe frosted 24 mini muffins.

For more inspiration, visit Stop and Smell the Chocolates, Foodie Friday, Family Recipe Friday, Food on Fridays and the Grocery Cart Challenge Recipe Swap.

Creamy Brownie Frosting

3 Tbsp. butter, softened
3 Tbsp. cocoa
1 Tbsp. light corn syrup OR honey
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 cup powdered sugar
1 to 2 Tbsp. milk

In a small mixing bowl, beat together the butter, cocoa, corn syrup and vanilla until blended. Add powdered sugar and milk; beat to a spreading consistency. Spread over 9" pan of brownies.

10 comments:

  1. We love brownies, I have never frosted them, I have to try this !

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  2. Okay, I think even I can handle this. I've never been able to produce a good frosting, so you're inspiring me to give it another try.

    I do have a brownie mix sitting in my cupboard willing itself to be made for a Friday treat.

    And I do have all the ingredients on your list for the frosting....

    Please excuse me as I head out on a preemptive 3 mile jog!!

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  3. Double chocolate, YUMMY for my TUMMY!!! I just love chocolate.
    Geri

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  4. Oh, that is heaven on a plate! YUM!

    I have to try these as I'm addicted to chocolate. Thanks for sharing!!!

    Happy Foodie Friday...

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  5. There is no such thing as too much chocolate. You are a goddess.

    Cass

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  6. How good do these look! What a marvelous recipe. Thanks for sharing it with us. Have a wonderful day.

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  7. We love brownies..I ice them too, with melted chocolate and butter...bad..but so good!
    Yours look very good!

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  8. Delicious! I agree that there's no such thing as too much chocolate. Thanks for sharing. Beginning August 5, I will be hosting Crock Pot Wednesdays at DiningwithDebbie.blogspot.com. I hope you will plan to join in the fun. Thanks. Debbie

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  9. I found you via Ann's Food on Friday. No, never enough chocolate! I just made some chocolate ice cream that's got a deep flavor and not too sweet. Thanks for sharing. :)

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  10. Oh yum - that's wonderful! I will have to try it. And I really like the idea of using the brownie batter to make mini brownies like that. Doesn't that mean you can eat more of them?! :)

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