Glazed Mocha Nut Brownies

16
Servings
20m
Prep Time
25-45m
Cook Time
45m
Ready In


"Modified from Real Simple, December 2009. Omit the Cocoa Fudge Glaze, if desired! Note: The 25-45 minute cook time, allows time for the brownies to bake, and time to prepare the glaze, if using."

Original recipe yields 16 servings
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  • BROWNIES
  • COCOA FUDGE GLAZE

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (80.9 g)
  • Calories 342.9
  • Total Fat - 16.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8 g
  • Cholesterol - 49.2 mg
  • Sodium - 193.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 47.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.8 g
  • Sugars - 40.5 g
  • Protein - 3.8 g
  • Calcium - 31.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Heat oven to 325F (Pyrex).

Step 2

Spray an 8-inch square baking dish with nonstick spray.

Step 3

If desired, line the pan with a piece of parchment, leaving an overhang on two sides; spray the parchment with nonstick spray.

Step 4

In a small saucepan, melt the butter and chopped chocolate with the coffee powder, stirring occasionally; remove from heat.

Step 5

With an electric mixer, beat the eggs and sugar on medium-high until light and fluffy.

Step 6

Reduce speed to low and mix in the melted chocolate mixture, then the flour and salt just until incorporated. Fold in the nuts and chocolate chips.

Step 7

Spread the batter in prepared pan and bake 25-30 minutes.

Step 8

Cool completely in the pan.

Step 9

COCOA FUDGE GLAZE:

Step 10

Melt butter in a medium sized saucepan over low heat.

Step 11

In same saucepan, stir in cocoa, salt, powdered sugar, optional instant coffee powder, and milk. Whisk constantly over lowest heat for about a minute.

Step 12

Remove from heat and add extract; whisk well.

Step 13

Whisk until smooth and creamy, only adding additional powdered sugar if more of a frosting-like consistency is desired. Glaze will set up as it cools!

Step 14

Garnish with additional chopped nuts, if desired.

Step 15

Cool completely; holding both sides of the paper overhang, lift the uncut brownies out of the pan, transfer to a cutting board, and cut into 16 squares.

Tips & Variations


  • Cooking spray
  • Parchment paper

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