Cola Brownies

Fudge brownie mix is used to make these delicious cola brownies.


24 servings

Brownie Ingredients

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

Frosting Ingredients

1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4 cup cola carbonated beverage
4 cups confectioners' (powdered) sugar
1/2 chopped pecans, toasted


Preheat the oven to 350°F (177°C). Grease bottom only of a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with Pan Release or baking spray with flour.

In medium bowl, stir brownie mix, oil, egg, cola and buttermilk until well blended. Spread into pan.

Bake for 24 to 28 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2-inches from side comes out clean or almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

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.

Spread frosting over brownies; sprinkle with pecans. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Bake Time: 28 minutes
Cool Time: 1 hour

Additional Information

To toast pecans, preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 240 (Calories from Fat 70), Total Fat 8 g (Saturated Fat 3 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 20 mg; Sodium 110 mg; Total Carbohydrate 41 g (Dietary Fiber 0 g, Sugars 33 g), Protein 1 g; Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 3

Recipe Courtesy Of

Betty Crocker

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