Mocha Brownies

Recipe by kleigh83
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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