Chocolate Brownies With Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 24 mins

I love the combination of chocolate and orange!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven rack in lower middle position; preheat to 325°F.
  2. Spray 9 X 13-inch baking pan with nonstick spray.
  3. Press 18x12-inch sheet aluminum foil over bottom and up long sides of pan, leaving overhang on each long side. (This helps to lift the brownies out of the pan with ease).
  4. Spray foil with nonstick spray.
  5. Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt in small bowl.
  6. Stir both chocolates and 10 tablespoons butter in medium saucepan over medium-low heat until melted and smooth; remove from heat.
  7. Whisk sugar and vanilla, then eggs into chocolate mixture.
  8. Whisk until glossy and smooth, about 1 minute.
  9. Add dry ingredients and whisk just to blend.
  10. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  11. Bake until tester inserted into center comes out with some moist crumbs attached, about 22-24 minutes.
  12. Cool completely in pan on rack.
  13. Using electric mixer, beat room temperature cream cheese and next 3 ingredients in medium bowl until smooth.
  14. Spread cream cheese frosting over brownies.
  15. Sprinkle nuts or coconut over.
  16. DO AHEAD Chocolate brownies can be made 1 day ahead.
  17. Cover and chill.
  18. Using foil overhang for handles, remove brownies from pan.
  19. Cut into 18 squares; serve cold or at room temperature.
  20. **Cook time does not include cooling completely after baking or chilling in refrigerator before cutting and serving.
Most Helpful