Espresso Brownies

Recipe by kzbhansen
READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Grease an 8x8-inch pan.
  • In medium bowl combine, flour and baking soda. Mix well with a wire whisk and set aside.
  • In a large bowl blend sugars with an electric mixer on medium.
  • Add butter and mix to form a grainy paste.
  • Melt baking chocolate in a double boiler.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, dissolve espresso or coffee granules in the boiling water.
  • Add the coffee, and the chocolate to the sugar and butter mixture and beat at medium until smooth.
  • Add the eggs and extracts and beat until smooth.
  • Add flour mixture and the chocolate chips and blend at low speed just until combined. Don't overmix.
  • Pour batter into greased baking pan.
  • Bake 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan for 15 minutes.
  • Invert on rack.
  • To make the Glaze:
  • Melt together the chocolate and butter in a double boiler, stirring until smooth.
  • Spread the glaze over the brownies.
  • Sprinkle with almonds.
  • Cool completely before cutting into bars.