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Deep Dark Espresso Brownies

I adore anything that combines coffee and chocolate, and these rich and moist espresso brownies do just that. I couldn’t think of a better recipe to be the first thing I baked in my new house.

Rich and moist Deep Dark Espresso Brownies from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

These brownies utilize a staple in my kitchen – instant espresso. I use this in all sorts of things, including smoothies like my Chocolate Milk Shake Smoothie.

Rich and moist Deep Dark Espresso Brownies from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Baking these in a pan that is lined with parchment paper allows you to easily remove them to a cooling rack so that they don’t over bake.

Rich and moist Deep Dark Espresso Brownies from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Rich and moist Deep Dark Espresso Brownies from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

If you love wickedly rich and moist brownies, you’ll swoon over these.

Rich and moist Deep Dark Espresso Brownies from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Rich and moist Deep Dark Espresso Brownies from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Rich and moist Deep Dark Espresso Brownies from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Yield: 15 brownies

Deep Dark Espresso Brownies

Rich and moist Deep Dark Espresso Brownies from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Moist brownies, laced with the rich flavor of espresso.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 c (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 c sugar
  • 1/3 c + 1 Tb instant espresso granules (not ground espresso)
  • 1/2 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 c all purpose flour
  • 1 c baking cocoa

Instructions

  1. To begin, preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In your mixing bowl, beat together the melted butter and sugar until creamy.
  3. Add in the eggs, vanilla and salt. Beat until combined.
  4. Add in the flour and baking cocoa and mix until combined. This batter will be thick. Be sure to scrape the bowl with a rubber spatula to get it all mixed together well.
  5. Spread the batter into a 9x13 baking dish that has been lined with parchment paper.
  6. Bake for 35 minutes.
  7. Allow the brownies to cool for 10 minutes in the pan. Lift the brownies from the pan by grasping the parchment paper and transfer it over to a cooling rack. Cool completely before cutting.
  8. Enjoy these dark beauties!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

15

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 300Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 99mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 1gSugar: 27gProtein: 4g

This data was estimated and provided by Nutritionix. Accuracy not guaranteed.

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This recipe was shared in Meal Plan Monday on Southern Plate.

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