I found this in the newspaper this summer and tried it.  They did not last long!!

Buttermilk Brownie Cake

2 C. granulated sugar
2 C. all-purpose flour
1/4 C. cocoa powder
1/2 C. vegetable oil
1/2 C. butter
1/2 C. reduced-fat buttermilk
1 tsp. baking soda
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla extract

FROSTING
1/2 C. butter
1/4 C. cocoa powder
1/3 C. reduced-fat buttermilk
1 lb. box of confectioners’ sugar  (powdered sugar)
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 400º

PREPARE BROWNIES:
Combine sugar, flour and cocoa; mix well.

Combine 1 cup water with oil and butter in a medium saucepan.  Bring to boil; add to flour mixture and mix well.  Add buttermilk, baking soda, eggs, and vanilla.  Beat well by hand and pour into a greased 15 x 10 baking pan.  Bake 20 – 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out almost clean.  Cool completely on wire racks.

PREPARE FROSTING:
Combine butter, cocoa and buttermilk in a saucepan; bring to a boil.  Remove from heat.  Gradually beat in powdered sugar and vanilla with a mixer on low speed.  Spread evenly over cooled brownies.

Serves 48

NUTRITION FACTS PER SERVING:
140 calories, 7g fat, 1g protein, 20 g carbohydrates, 0g fiber and 60 mg sodium.

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