German Chocolate Brownies

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Try this great German chocolate cake topping on top of a rich brownie base.

German Chocolate Brownies

Joan Donogh
Brownies with a broiled coconut and brown sugar topping (traditionally found on German chocolate cakes).
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16



  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 3 squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • 1/3 cup butter softened
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup light cream
  • 1 cup flaked coconut



  • Melt butter and chocolate together. Set aside to cool.
  • In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  • In a large bowl beat eggs. Blend in sugar. Add chocolate mixture and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture.
  • Pour into a greased 8 inch square pan. Bake at 325 degrees F. for 15 to 18 minutes. Cool.


  • Cream butter and sugar together. Stir in cream and coconut.
  • Spread over the cooled cake. Preheat broiler.
  • Place brownies under broiler for 1 to 2 minutes, until topping is bubbly. Cool and cut into squares. Store in refrigerator.



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