Swamp bottom brownies - country cooking

Yield: 12 servings

Measure Ingredient
1¼ cup Granulated sugar
1 cup Unsifted all-purpose flour
3½ tablespoon Unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons Baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt
½ cup Milk
2 tablespoons Butter, melted
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
½ cup Firmly packed dark-brown sugar
1 cup Water

1. Heat oven to 350'F. Grease an 8-inch square baking pan. In large bowl, with electric mixer on medium speed, combine ¼ C granulated sugar, the flour, 1½ T cocoa, the baking powder, and salt. Slowly add milk, butter, and vanilla, and beat until smooth. Pour batter into greased baking pan.

2. In 1-quart saucepan, heat remaining 2 T cocoa, remaining ½ C granulated sugar, the brown sugar, and the water to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly until a thin syrup forms-about 7 minutes. Pour syrup over batter in baking pan.

3. Bake 40 minutes or until brownies are firm in center. Cool on wire rack 5 minutes. Cut into 12 rectangles and invert onto serving platter.

Country Cooking/Summer/94 Scanned & fixed by Di and Gary

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