Mocha Brownies

Mocha Brownies Recipe

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Cindi Bauer


This chocolate-coffee (cake-like) brownies are delicious! I topped them with a delicious vanilla-coffee flavored frosting.


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1-1/2 cups
1 cup
butter, melted
2 tsp.
instant coffee crystals
1/4 cup
hot tap water
2/3 cup
2/3 cup
unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp.
baking powder
1/4 tsp.


1 tsp.
instant coffee crystals
1 tsp.
hot tap water
1 (16 oz.)
can vanilla frosting
garnish -
chocolate sprinkles

How to Make Mocha Brownies


  • 1Grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set pan aside.
  • 2In a large bowl stir together, sugar, butter, and the coffee crystals, which you dissolve in the 1/4 cup of hot tap water.
  • 3Add the eggs; beat with a spoon just until combined.
  • 4In a small bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.
  • 5Gradually stir flour mixture into egg mixture, then pour batter into prepared baking pan.
  • 6Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.
  • 7Cool cake completely, before topping it with the frosting.
  • 8For frosting: Stir together 1 teaspoon of coffee crystals, and 1 teaspoon of hot tap water, until dissolved. Let cool for a few minutes before stirring into the vanilla frosting.
  • 9Spread frosting over the brownies, and top with the chocolate sprinkles.
  • 10Refrigerate cake before serving.

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