Tri-Level Brownies Recipe
- 1 cup quick cooking oats
- ½ cup all-purpose flour
- ½ cup packed brown sugar
- ¼ teaspoon baking soda
- 6 tablespoons butter, melted
- ¾ cup white sugar
- ¼ cup butter, melted
- 1 (1 ounce) square unsweetened chocolate, melted
- 1 egg
- ⅔ cup all-purpose flour
- ¼ teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ cup milk
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½ cup chopped walnuts
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 (1 ounce) square unsweetened chocolate
- 1 ½ cups confectioners' sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F(175 degrees C). Lightly grease an 11 x 7 1/2 inch baking pan.
step 2: In a medium bowl, stir together quick cooking oats, 1/2 cup flour, brown sugar, and baking soda. Stir melted butter into dry ingredients.
step 3: Pat evenly into the bottom of baking pan and bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
step 4: For the middle layer, cream together white sugar, butter, and 1 ounce of melted unsweetened chocolate. Add the egg to this mixture and cream well.
step 5: In a medium bowl, stir together 2/3 cup of flour, baking powder, and salt. Add dry ingredients to chocolate mixture alternately with a mixture of the milk and vanilla. Mix after each addition. Fold in the walnuts and spread evenly over baked layer.
step 6: Bake for 25 minutes more at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C ) then cool.
step 7: For frosting, melt together 2 tablespoons of butter and 1 ounce of unsweetened chocolate over medium heat. Remove from heat, and stir in 1 1/2 cups of confectioners sugar. Add vanilla last. Stir until frosting is smooth and pourable. Drizzle over the tops of the brownies for an elegant finish.