Death by Chocolate Brownies

READY IN: 50mins




  • Prepare an 8 inch square pan by lining with foil and spraying with non stick cooking spray, having edges of foil overhang the pan on two sides to help in removal of brownies.
  • Place a heat-proof bowl over almost simmering pot of water.
  • Melt chocolates and butter, stirring occasionally until smooth.
  • Whisk in cocoa and coffee powder.
  • Set aside to cool slightly.
  • Beat together eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt.
  • Add chocolate mixture.
  • Stir in flour until just combined.
  • Pour mixture into prepared pan and spread evenly.
  • Bake at 350 F for 35-40 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out with only a small amount of moist batter clinging to it.
  • Cool in pan several hours (if you have the willpower).
  • Using overhanging foil lift the brownies from the pan.
  • Remove foil and place brownies on plate.
  • Frost brownies as desired.
  • Frosting:
  • Melt together chocolate chips and butter in heat-proof bowl over almost simmering water.
  • Cool 5 minutes.
  • Beat in sour cream.
  • Add powdered sugar.
  • Beat until creamy.
  • Frost brownies.
  • Don't blink or brownies will be gone!