2 tablespoon butter, evenly melted
1/2 cup whole milk
1 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour
2/3 cup white sugar
4 tablespoon fine cocoa, halved
1 cup light brown sugar
1 1/2 cup boiling water
dash of salt
nuts, if desired, 1/4 to 1/2 cup, finely chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Blend butter, milk, vanilla, white sugar, flour, baking powder, salt and 2 tablespoons of the cocoa. Add nuts if desired. Place the mixture into a greased baking dish or casserole pan.
Mix brown sugar and remaining cocoa; sprinkle on top of the batter. Slowly pour boiling water into the mix. Bake until a brownie cake rises to the top, approximately 30 minutes. Serve immediately with whipped cream of ice cream.