Buttermilk Brownies

Buttermilk Brownies with Chocolate Icing

Buttermilk Brownies

Course: Dessert
Keyword: Buttermilk Brownies
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  • 2 cups sugar
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 5 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 stick margarine
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Chocolate Butter Icing:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 6 tbsp milk
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • cup chopped nuts


  • Sift together sugar, flour and cocoa in a bowl.
  • In a saucepan, bring to boil 1 cup cold water, margarine and oil.
  • Stir in dry ingredients and mix until creamy.
  • Add buttermilk, baking soda, eggs and vanilla; beat well.
  • Bake at 350° in 9×13-inch dish treated with nonstick spray and bake 30 minutes.
  • Cool and frost with Chocolate Butter Icing

Chocolate Butter Icing:

  • Combine sugar, butter and milk in a nonstick saucepan.
  • Bring to a full rolling boil, then remove from heat.
  • Add chocolate chips and nuts.
  • Stir and spread over brownies.


This recipe can be found in our Tennessee Hometown Cookbook.
Tennesse Hometown Cookbook