Lunch Lady Brownies

Lunch Lady Brownies are the most delicious chocolate fudgy brownies with a decadent layer of chocolate buttercream frosting.

Why You Should Try This Recipe:

- It's been adjusted from the classic recipe slightly so they have just the right amount of sweetness - Just like your mom made, or just like you may have gotten from the school cafeteria, these brownies are definitely nostalgic - Not only are they fun and delicious, but they are also really simple to make

Key Ingredients:

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butter - vanilla - milk - eggs powdered sugar - flour sugar - cocoa powder - salt

Let's make it!

Made popular in school cafeterias, these brownies are even better than you remember.


Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking pan, or a jelly roll pan 10.5 x 15.5-inch. Line with parchment paper. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the melted butter and cocoa powder until smooth.


Add in sugar, and mix until combined and eggs, followed by the vanilla extract and salt. Mix until smooth.


Add the flour, and whisk until combined. Do not over stir.


Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and spread it out evenly.


Bake in the preheated oven for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few crumbs. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely.


For The Chocolate Frosting: In a medium-sized mixing bowl, using a hand mixer, beat together the softened butter, milk, cocoa powder, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.


Once the brownies are completely cooled, spread the frosting over the top.


Allow to cool and set before slicing into squares.

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