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German Chocolate Brownies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 30
Author Garnish & Glaze

Ingredients

For the Brownies:

  • 1 cup 2 sticks butter
  • 3 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

For the Frosting:

  • 1 12 ounce can evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter cubed
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 7 ounce package sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

For the Brownies:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9x13 inch pan.
  • Place butter and chocolate in a bowl and microwave in 30 second increments until melted. Whisk in sugar, eggs, and vanilla until smooth. Add flour, soda, and salt and stir until combined. Pour into pan and smooth even. Bake 23-25 minutes until toothpick comes out clean. Meanwhile, make the frosting.

For the Frosting:

  • Place milk, sugar, butter, and egg yolks in a 3 quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat whisking continuously until bubbly, 13-15 minutes. Stir in pecans and coconut and cook 2 more minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Spread over warm brownies. Cool to room temperature and serve.