Cappuccino Brownies With Cream Cheese Frosting and Glaze

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Total Time
1hr 7mins
Prep
45 mins
Cook
22 mins

These brownies are like little truffles! make certain to chill the brownies completely before frosting them with the cream cheese frosting or the frosting will separate and become thin --- cooking time is for brownies only

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Set oven rack to second-lowest position.
  3. Grease an 8-inch baking pan.
  4. To make brownie: in a heavy saucepan melt chocolate and butter with espresso mixture over low heat, stirring until smooth.
  5. Remove pan from heat and cool the mixture to lukewarm.
  6. When the mixture is lukewarm whisk in sugar and vanilla.
  7. Add in eggs whisking well until mixture is glossy and smaooth.
  8. Stir in flour and salt just until combined.
  9. Stir in walnuts.
  10. Transfer the batter to prepared baking dish.
  11. Bake for 22-25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the middle.
  12. Cool completely before icing.
  13. To make frosting: in a bowl with an electric mixer beat the cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy.
  14. Add in confectioners sugar, vanilla and cinnamon; beat until well combined.
  15. Spread frosting over cooled brownie layer.
  16. Chill the brownies for about 1 hour or longer until the frosting is firm.
  17. To make glaze: In a double boiler melt the chocolate with butter, add in whipping cream and espresso mixture, whisking until smooth; remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  18. Spread glaze carefully over brownies.
  19. Chill the brownies for at least 3 hours.
  20. Refrigerate any leftover brownies covered in the fridge for up to 5 days.