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GERMAN CHOCOLATE BROWNIES

 

German Chocolate will forever remind me of my mom. Growing up she would always make it.  It has become one of my favorite cakes… I just love the taste of the frosting! I am definitely more of a brownie girl that a cake girl so these were perfect for me!  Try these out!  They are SO easy and your friends and family will think you are absolutely incredible!

INGREDIENTS

1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1½ tsp. Vanilla
½ cup cocoa
1⅓ cups flour
½ tsp. salt
1 cup chocolate chips
1 cup caramel bits

FROSTING

3 egg yolks
1 cup sugar
1 cup evaporated milk
½ cup butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1½ cups fresh flaked coconut
1 cup pecans, chopped

INSTRUCTIONS

For the Brownies:
Cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs and blend well. Add vanilla, salt, cocoa and flour. Don’t overbeat. Pour into a greased 9X13 pan. Bake at 350 F for 20-25 minutes. Let cool.
Melt chocolate chips in microwave for 1 minute and drizzle with a spoon over brownies.
Melt caramel bits in microwave for 1 minute and drizzle over chocolate.

For the Frosting:
Combine egg yolks, sugar, milk, butter, and vanilla in a large saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened, about 12 minutes ( Make sure to stir consistently for at least 10 min). Add coconut and pecans. Beat until thick enough to spread. Pour over top of brownies. You may want to place in the refrigerator to harden.
I drizzled some melted chocolate over the brownies and topped with pecans

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