Chocolatey Coconut Brownies

I love chocolate and coconut. It doesn’t matter how it’s combined, there is nothing like the two of them together…. and when you add coconut to and on brownies it’s a deliciously sweet treat! Goes great with a cup of strong black coffee!!!

Sandie

Here are my ingredients.

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In the bowl of my stand mixer, I combined the softened butter/margarine, egg, sugar and vanilla and mixed well.

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Next I added the flour, baking powder, salt, cocoa and coconut into the egg/sugar mixture and mixed until it was really well combined.

I spread this mixture evenly into my prepared baking pan.

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I baked it at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes, until the edges were starting to brown and it was done in the middle.

I let the base cool while I made the icing.

For the icing, I whipped the icing sugar, butter/ margarine, hot water and cocoa together until smooth and fluffy.

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I spread the icing evenly over the base….

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And then sprinkled the second amount of coconut over the top.

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And then cut it into squares, ready for a scrumptious treat!


Recipe
Chocolatey Coconut Brownies

Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Servings: 24 squares

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups butter/margarine, softened
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 2/3 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 3 cups icing sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 4 tbsp. butter/margarine
  • 4 tbsp. hot water
  • 1/3 cup coconut for sprinkling on top

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 9 x 13 baking pan with parchment paper
  2. In bowl of stand mixer, mix together butter/ margarine, sugar, eggs and vanilla until smooth.
  3. Add flour, cocoa and coconut and mix until well combined.
  4. Spread mixture into prepared baking pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes, until edges are starting to brown and centre is cooked.
  6. Remove from oven and allow to cool while preparing icing.
  7. For icing, add icing sugar, cocoa, butter/margarine and hot water to bowl of stand mixer.
  8. Whip until icing is smooth and fluffy.
  9. Spread icing over top of mostly cooled cake.
  10. Sprinkle second amount of coconut evenly over top of brownies.
  11. Cut into squares and enjoy.
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