This brownie recipe is made from such basic ingredients and goes together quickly.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F
Grease an 8 inch square cake pan.
Sift together dry ingredients; flour, cocoa, salt and sugar.
Turn into prepared pan and bake for 25-30 minutes or until brownies begin to pull aways from the sides of the pan.
Let cool before frosting.
Cream the butter then beat in the vanilla and a few grains of salt.
Blend in the icing sugar alternately with the cream or milk.
Beat until smooth and a good piping/spreading consistancy adding more milk or icing sugar if necessary.
Fill the piping bag and pipe the icing onto the brownies.
Sprinkle the chocolate shavings and nuts on top.