1 cup butter (2 sticks)
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
2 cups sugar
4 large eggs, beaten
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1½ cups flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
3 ounces cream cheese, softened
6 tablespoons butter, softened
1 tablespoon whole milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups powdered sugar
For the brownies: Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 9-by-13-inch baking pan.
Melt butter and chocolate over medium heat; cool to room temperature.
In a large bowl, cream together the sugar, eggs and vanilla until smooth; blend with chocolate mixture.
Add flour and salt and mix well; stir in chocolate chips.
Spread batter into prepared pan and bake 25-30 minutes. Cool completely.
For the frosting: In medium bowl, beat cream cheese until soft; add butter and mix until smooth; stir in milk and vanilla. Gradually add sugar and beat until smooth.
Spread frosting onto cooled cake and enjoy.
Serves 16 to 20.