Lunch Lady Brownies

Lunch Lady's Special: Decadent Brownies with Chocolate Icing"

If you want a sweet treat that will make your day better, these wonderful brownies are just what you need. The flavor of melted butter, unsweetened cocoa powder, flour, brown sugar, eggs, and a dash of vanilla extract come together in this recipe, which was made with love and care. The cherry on top? With a rich chocolate frosting, these brownies become even more delicious. Whether you make these brownies for a special event or just to satisfy your sweet tooth, they are sure to make everyone happy.



  • 1 cup of melted butter
  • 1/2 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups of brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 4 teaspoons of vanilla extract

For the Chocolate Icing:

  • 1/4 cup of warmed butter
  • 1/2 cup of 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 cups of powdered sugar


  1. Preparation:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
    • Line a 9x13-inch baking dish with foil, ensuring to leave an overhang, and generously spray the foil with non-stick spray. Set aside.
  2. Creating the Brownie Batter:
    • In a mixing bowl, combine the melted butter and unsweetened cocoa powder.
    • Using an electric stand mixer with a paddle attachment, blend until the mixture is smooth.
  3. Incorporating Dry Ingredients:
    • Add the brown sugar and flour to the mixture in the bowl.
    • Mix gently until just combined.
    • Gradually add the eggs and vanilla extract, ensuring not to overmix. The batter will be quite generous.
  4. Baking the Brownies:
    • Pour the prepared batter into the foil-lined baking dish, spreading it out evenly.
    • Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 25–30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
    • Once done, remove the brownies from the oven and allow them to cool for 15 minutes before applying the icing. The brownies should still be warm when you add the frosting.
  5. Preparing the Chocolate Icing:
    • In a separate bowl, combine all the ingredients for the icing until the mixture is smooth and velvety.
  6. Icing the Brownies:
    • Pour the chocolate icing over the warm brownies and spread it evenly.
  7. Cooling and Serving:
    • Allow the brownies to cool completely before cutting them into squares and serving.


These cakes are the real deal, made with love and care by a lunch lady. With their rich chocolate frosting, they are sure to please your sweet tooth and make you feel better. Whether you eat them for a special event or just as a treat, these brownies will make your taste buds happy. So, enjoy the goodness of home-baked treats and share these delicious brownies with the people you care about. These chocolate-covered treats will be a hit whether they are served warm or at room temperature. Have fun!

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