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Bakery Brownies at Home from Farmwife Feeds are a fudgy big batch recipe with chocolate icing and sugar coated bottoms. #brownies #bakery #recipe #chocolate

Bakery Brownies at Home

There is nothing like the fudgy goodness of an iced brownie with chocolate icing and a sugar-coated bottom from a bakery - now you can make them at home!

Ingredients
  

Brownie Batter

  • 4 eggs
  • cups granulated sugar
  • teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup Crisco Shortening
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup water

Chocolate Fudge Icing

  • Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tablespoon sunflower oil recommended, can use vegetable oil
  • Tablespoons Crisco Shortening
  • teaspoons light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 5 Tablespoons simple syrup, divided use see recipe notes
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons water

Sugar Bottoms

  • 1 cup white granulated sugar

Instructions
 

Brownie Batter

  • Add whole eggs, sugar, salt, cocoa powder, vanilla, baking powder into a mixing bowl. Mix on medium speed for 3 minutes or until smooth. Scrape down sides of bowl and set aside.
  • Add shortening to saucepan and melt down to liquid. DO NOT BOIL. Add curb syrup and stir.
  • Add the shortening mixture to the egg mixture in the mixing bowl and mix on low speed for 1 minute. Slowly mix in flour and water, blend well for approximately 1 minute at medium speed. Once the flour is fully incorporated. Pour batter into prepared baking pan.
  • Bake in a pre-heated 350° oven for 25-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan

Chocolate Fudge Icing

  • Add cocoa powder, sunflower seed oil, shortening and 2½ teaspoons light corn syrup in a large mixing bowl-mix at low speed until combined and fudge consistency.
  • Add the remaining Tablespoon of corn syrup, butter, vanilla, 1 Tablespoon of simple syrup to the mixing bowl with the fudge base you just made. Scrape down bowl and add remaining 4 Tablespoons of simple syrup and mix well.
  • Add 2 cups of powdered sugar with 2 Tablespoons of water, mix until incorporated. Add the other 2 cups of powdered sugar and the remaining Tablespoon of water and mix completely. If too thick can add 1 teaspoon of water to thin icing to desired consistency.

Icing and Cutting Brownies

  • Once brownies have cooled in the pan you can ice them.
  • I then cut the edges off and eat them!!!
  • Then I cut the brownies into small squares, dip the bottoms in granulated white sugar and place on a serving plate!

Notes

To make simple syrup for this recipe bring 6 Tablespoons of water to a boil, add 6 Tablespoons of granulated sugar to boiling water and stir until sugar is dissolved.
I make 6 Tablespoons of simple syrup even though recipe calls for 5 Tablspoons to take into account evaporation, then measure out 5 Tablespoons for recipe.