Chocolate Fudge Squares with Mocha Glaze

Lynnda Cloutier

By
@eatygourmet

Make sure you beat the batter by hand to create a rich and creamy texture. You can use any variety of coffee to compliment the chocolate flavor.


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Serves:

16 Bars

Ingredients

1/2 c
unsalted butter, room temperature
1 c
sugar
1
extra large egg
1 c
flour
1/4 tsp
baking powder
2 oz
unsweetened chocolate, melted
1/2 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
chopped walnuts

FOR THE GLAZE:

1
generous cup powdered sugar
1 tsp
unsalted butter, room temperature
1 oz
unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 c
cup double strength coffee, brewed from freshly ground beans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350.
2
Butter an 8 inch square baking pan.
3
To make the squares in large bowl, cream butter with sugar and egg.
4
In small bowl, sift together flour and baking powder. Add to butter mixture.
5
Then add the melted chocolate, being careful not to overbeat. Add the milk, vanilla and walnuts, stirring just to blend. Pour batter into prepared pan.
6
Bake until edges begin to pull away from sides of pan and top springs back when pressed lightly, about 30 minutes. Allow cake to cool completely.
7
Meanwhile, to make the glaze, in medium bowl, mix the sugar, butter, chocolate and vanilla.
8
Stir in coffee and whisk until smooth. Refrigerate glaze until cool, then pour over the top of the cake and cut cake into squares.
9
Beating by hand ensures a rich creamy texture for these confections. Virtually any varietal or blend of coffee complements their intense chocolate flavor.
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About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate