1 (19.5 ounce) package fudge brownie mix
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3 large eggs
1/4 cup water
1-1/2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1-1/3 cups boiling water
Ice cream or whipped cream, (optional)
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease two 9-inch square baking dishes.
2. Combine the brownie mix, oil, eggs and 1/4 cup water in a medium bowl. Mix well, about 1 minute. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared baking dishes.
3. Combine the brown sugar and cocoa in a small bowl. Mix well. Sprinkle 1/2 of the mixture evenly over the batter in each baking dish.
4. Pour 1/2 of the boiling water on top of the brown sugar mixture in each baking dish. Bake until set, about 23 minutes. Serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream, if desired. Makes 10 to 12 servings.
*To reheat leftovers, cover with plastic wrap and heat on Low in the microwave. It is also delicious served cold.