Zeta Tau Alpha Rush Brownies

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
YOU WILL BE A ZETA IF YOU KNOW WHAT’S GOOD FOR YOU
SO LISTEN WHILE WE SING TO YOU OUR SONG OF GREY AND BLUE
OUR CREST IS BEST BY TEST YOU’LL SEE/
WE’LL ALWAYS TREAT YOU RIGHT
SO
(*loud as humanly possible*)
RAISE YOUR GLASSES HIGH AND DRINK TO Z-T-A TONIGHT
OH YOU WILL FIND THE GIRLS AS NICE AS THEY CAN BE
SO COME ALONG AND JOIN
THE BEST FRATERNITY
WE’VE GOT THE PEP THE GO THAT MAKES YOU WANNA SAY
‘HALLELUJAH! I’M CONVERTED AND I’LL BE A Z-T-A!’
‘HALLELUJAH! I’M CONVERTED AND I’LL BE A Z-T-A!’

I graduated college in ’05 and I have NO problem remembering that cheer. Ah, there’s nothin better than being a Zeta: the great girls, fun mixers, cynicism, finding friends you’ll truly keep for a lifetime…and the marshmallow brownies we make for rush.
Rush, as I’ll tell ya in the video, is tough: the long hours, panhellenic’s ridiculous list of rules, the rehearsals, the meetings, the decorations, and on and on and on… The thing that made it tolerable, though, was seein all the sweet new girls running up the hill with their bid cards on bid day and the leftover brownies after skit night. These brownies should really come with a warning-

1) they’re addictive as hell
2) they’re sugary as hell
3) glass of milk is NECESSARY for true enjoyment

You could seriously run the risk of slipping into a diabetic coma from one of these bad boys. However, if you’re a 20-year-old Zeta you’re gonna need that sugar to not only get through the night’s bid meeting, but also set up decorations for pref night. (I’m not about to go into details about what a ‘skit’ night or a ‘pref’ night is…i lived through it 3 times y’all…don’t make me do it again). Now that I’m 28 I like to shovel these into my mouth just to see how my body’ll react.
I like to keep my pancreas on its toes.

Brownies:

  • 1 C butter, melted
  • 2 C Sugar
  • 1/2 C unsweetened coca powder
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 1/8 t salt
  • 1 1/2 c all purpose flour
  • 1 10.5 oz bag mini marshmallows

Whisk together melted butter and next 5 ingredients. Stir in flour. Pour batter into greased and floured 9′ X 13′ pan and bake at 350 for 25-30 mins or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Take out of oven and sprinkle with marshmallows. Return to oven for 5 minutes.
Remove from oven and spread with Chocolate frosting while still warm.
Do NOT overmix!

Frosting:

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 16 oz box powdered sugar (sifted)
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened coca powder

Beat all ingredients til smooth. Eat at your own risk.