Mocha Brownies

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by kleigh83

Brownies with a kick! These are quick to prepare and i find that the coffee and chocolate enhance each other.

Top Review by adopt a greyhound

Turned out very good but would like more coffee flavor so may add more next time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Brownies: In a medium sauce pan combine granulated sugar, butter, cocoa powder, and instant coffee.
  2. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter melts.
  3. Remove from heat and cool for 5 minutes.
  4. Add eggs and vanilla.
  5. Beat lightly by hand to combine.
  6. Be careful not to over mix.
  7. Stir in flour, baking powder, and salt.
  8. Stir in walnuts if you are using them.
  9. Spread the batter into a greased (9x9x2 in) baking pan.
  10. Bake in a preheated 350* oven for 24 minutes, or until set.
  11. Cool pan on a rack.
  12. Frosting: In a mixing bowl beat butter until fluffy.
  13. Add cocoa powder.
  14. Gradually add 1 c.
  15. of the confectioners sugar and beat well.
  16. Slowly beat in 2 tbs of the milk and the vanilla.
  17. Slowly beat in remaining sugar.
  18. Beat in additional milk, if necessary, to make the frosting spreading consistancy.
  19. Once brownies are cooled, spread frosting over brownies.
  20. Cut into bars.

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