Cola Brownies

Use Betty Crocker® fudge brownie mix to make these delicious cola brownies.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Brownies

1
box (1 lb 2.3 oz) Betty Crocker™ fudge brownie mix
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
egg
1/2
cup cola carbonated beverage (from a 12-oz can)
1/2
cup buttermilk

Frosting

1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4
cup cola carbonated beverage
4
cups powdered sugar
1/2
chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 Heat oven to 350° F. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir brownie mix, oil, egg, cola and buttermilk until well blended. Spread into pan.
  • 3 Bake 24 to 28 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2-inches from side comes out clean or almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave butter on HIGH 45 to 60 seconds, stirring once, until melted; stir in cocoa and cola. Gradually beat in powdered sugar.
  • 5 Spread frosting over brownies; sprinkle with pecans. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

To toast pecans, preheat oven to 350° F. Spread pecans in a single layer in a baking pan. Bake about 5 to 7 minutes or until golden and toasted.

No buttermilk on hand? Combine 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar with enough milk to equal 1/2 cup. Stir and let stand 5 minutes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
33g
33%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.