Mix all of the ingredients well with a mixer. It should be brown and smooth. Free of lumps. Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes. Cupcakes will turn out moist and delicious.
Buttermilk or milk may be substituted for water. Melted butter may be substituted for oil.
Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Stir in vanilla, in a separate bowl combine all dry ingredients and then combine with butter mixture.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake 18 - 24 minutes.
Yields 12 Cupcakes
Brownie Caramel Walnut Pie
1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shell1/2 cup chopped walnuts (or pecans)
20 caramels unwrapped
1 14oz can sweetened condensed milk
1 egg beaten
1 Tablespoon margarine melted
1 (6ounce) package chocolate chips (1 cup), melted
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Sprinkle nuts into pie shell. In small saucepan, over low heat, melt caramels with 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk. Spoon over walnuts. In mixing bowl, combine egg, margarine and remaining milk; mix well. Stir in chips. Pour chocolate mixture over caramel layer. Bake 35 minutes or until center is set. Cool. Serve warm or chilled. Refrigerate leftovers. Whipped topping is optional.