Mocha Brownies With Coffee Frosting

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Marg CaymanDesigns

I love this recipe because it is easy to mix up, I usually have everything on hand and they taste woooonderful. The frosting is optional.

Top Review by Confetti

These were awesome. I was thinking of how beautiful they looked so beautiful while I was making them. Im glad I messed up the frosting because without them, these things were really really sweet. I'd probably knowck the sugar back down to 1 cup if I make these again. Thank you so much these were very very moist and reminded me of a firmer version of flourless chocolate cake. They were incredibly rich and Im pretty much set on one. Again, awesome recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Grease a 13x9 inch pan.
  2. Melt shortening and butter over low heat or in the microwave.
  3. Remove from heat and add cocoa, blend well.
  4. Add sugar and mix well.
  5. Dissolve instant coffee in hot water and mix into creamed mixture.
  6. Add eggs one at a time, beat well, by hand, after each addition.
  7. Stir in vanilla, flour, and salt.
  8. DO NOT OVER BEAT!
  9. Bake 25-30 minutes.
  10. Cool completely before frosting.
  11. For frosting, cream butter and vanilla.
  12. Add powdered sugar and mix in well on medium speed.
  13. Dissolve instant coffee in milk and add to mixture.
  14. Beat on high until light and fluffy.

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