Mocha Brownies

Mocha Brownies

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

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

2:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

24

Servings

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.
Makes 24 Servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 115mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 33g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 27g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.