Coffee-Frosted Mocha Brownies

Total Time
58mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 33 mins

WOW!!! A most pleasing way to get that extra jolt of caffeine;)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. BROWNIES: Preheat oven to 350*F.
  2. Combine the espresso powder and hot water in a small bowl; stir to dissolve the granules.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Melt the chocolate chips and butter together in a saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth; remove pan from heat.
  5. Stir in the espresso mixture, sugar, and vanilla.
  6. Add the eggs, one at a time, blending well after each addition.
  7. Stir together the flour, baking powder, and salt; add to the chocolate mixture just until combined.
  8. Spread batter evenly into a greased 8" square baking pan.
  9. Bake for 33-38 minutes, or until the brownies just begin to pull away from the sides of the pan.
  10. DO NOT OVERBAKE!
  11. Cool completely.
  12. FROSTING: Combine the espresso powder and 2 Tbsp.
  13. heavy cream in a small bowl; stir to dissolve the granules.
  14. Add the powdered sugar and butter; beat with an electric mixer on low speed, scraping bowl occasionally, and adding enough cream to reach desired spreading consistency.
  15. Frost cooled brownies.
  16. DRIZZLE: Melt the chocolate chips and shortening together in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth; drizzle over frosting.
  17. If desired, swirl the chocolate with a knife for a marbelized pattern.
  18. Cut into bars.
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OH MY, oh my, oh my.... THESE are delectable little morsels. Easy to put together and to die for. If you like coffee and chocolate.. YOU HAVE TO TRY THESE... Thanks for a killer brownie