• 1 cup butter or margarine (butter keeps better)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs, add 1 at a time, beating after each
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 ounce bitter chocolate, melted
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Topping
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons soft butter
  • Cream
  • Directions

    Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl, using 4 ounces of the melted chocolate, and put in a greased oblong pan 9x14x1 ½ inches. Bake at 325 degrees. Check at 35 minutes, Cool in pan and add the following topping. Topping Stir and work together until the proper consistency to spread. Use a little cream if necessary. Spread on top of cake. Let dry. Then dribble in a crisscross pattern the ounce of melted chocolate across the whole top. When set, slice the cake into small rectangular pieces.

    Yield: 30 brownies

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