Cappuccino Brownies Recipe
- 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
- 3/4 cup butter, cut up
- 2 tablespoons instant coffee granules
- 1 tablespoon hot water
- 4 eggs
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
- 6 tablespoons butter, softened
- 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 teaspoons instant coffee granules
- 1 tablespoon hot water
- 5 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
- In a microwave, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. Dissolve coffee granules in hot water. In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar. Stir in vanilla, chocolate mixture and coffee mixture. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture until blended. Fold in walnuts.
- Transfer to a greased and floured 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack.
- For topping, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until blended. Add confectioners' sugar, cinnamon and vanilla; beat on low speed until combined. Spread over bars. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
- For glaze, dissolve coffee granules in hot water. In a microwave, melt chocolate and butter; cool slightly. Stir in cream and coffee mixture. Spread over cream cheese layer. Let stand until set.
- Cover and freeze for up to 1 month. To use frozen brownies: Thaw at room temperature. Cut into bars. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 2 dozen.
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These freeze very well. Let them thaw at room temperature and then refrigerate before serving as they are best served chilled. The flavor is good except I wasn't too fond of the cinnamon with the cream cheese layer.
Too much coffee flavor. The topping tasted better on a bagel.
I made these for my brother's birthday one year. I'll definitely be making these again!
These were easy to make and they turned out great but i just didnt like them. I didnt really taste the coffee and i didnt like the cinnamon in the middle layer, individually each layer was delicious, just not so good all together.
Yummy! These took a little time to make, but came out perfect. The flavors go together so well and the texture is nice and creamy. The cream cheese filling with cinnamon is amazing! I could eat that with a spoon. I'll be making it as a frosting in the future. I'm a little concerned I'm going to gain 10 lbs. after making these!
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