Brownies, Rich Chocolate

I'm one of those people who need chocolate on a regular basis. I looked high and low for a rich brownie recipe that called for cocoa instead of chocolate squares...and this is it. My family loves these brownies - they never last more than a day at our house

Brownies, Rich Chocolate

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    cup sugar

  • 2

    eggs

  • ½

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½

    cup butter, melted

  • ½

    cup all-purpose flour

  • cup baking cocoa

  • ¼

    teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼

    teaspoon salt

  • FROSTING:

  • 3

    tablespoons baking cocoa

  • 3

    tablespoons butter, melted

  • 2

    tablespoons warm water

  • 1

    teaspoon instant coffee granules

  • 1-½

    cups confectioners' sugar

Directions

In a large bowl, beat the sugar, eggs and vanilla. Beat in butter. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to batter and mix well. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. For frosting, combine the cocoa and butter. Combine the water and coffee granules; add to cocoa mixture. Stir in sugar until smooth. Frost brownies. Yield: 12 servings. Nutritional Facts 1 serving (1 each) equals 257 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 174 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.


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