Mocha Brownies

Gold Medal® flour provides a simple addition to a delicious mocha brownie - perfect for dessert.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Brownies

1/2
cup shortening
1/2
cup butter
2
cups granulated sugar
1
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
4
teaspoons instant coffee granules
1
tablespoon hot water
2
teaspoons vanilla
4
eggs
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt

Frosting

2
tablespoons milk
2
teaspoons instant coffee granules
2
cups powdered sugar
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 In large microwaveable bowl, microwave shortening and butter uncovered on Medium (50%) 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, stirring once, until shortening and butter are melted. Stir 2 cups granulated sugar and cocoa into butter mixture, until sugar is dissolved.
  • 3 In small bowl mix 4 teaspoons instant coffee granules and hot water until coffee granules are dissolved; stir into cocoa mixture. Stir in vanilla and eggs one at a time until well blended. Stir in flour and salt, until smooth. Spread batter evenly in pan.
  • 4 Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 5 In small microwaveable bowl, microwave milk on High 20 to 30 seconds until very warm. Stir in 2 teaspoons coffee granules until dissolved. Allow mixture to cool to room temperature, about 10 minutes.
  • 6 In medium bowl, mix remaining frosting ingredients with electric mixer on low speed until combined; increase speed to medium and blend until light and fluffy. Beat in cooled coffee. Spread frosting over the cooled brownies. For brownies, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
27g
27%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.