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If you like your sweets with a cup of coffee, this recipe is good for you! These no-nut brownies combine a mild coffee flavor with the richness of semisweet chocolate chips. They're a quick and easy dessert or anytime snack at our house. —Mary Houchin Swansea, Illinois
Featured In: Top 10 Caramel Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
  • 2 teaspoons boiling water
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 124 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 38mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, dissolve coffee in water; set aside. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, melted chocolate and coffee mixture. Combine flour and cinnamon; gradually add to creamed mixture until blended.
  2. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into squares. Yield: 16 brownies.
Originally published as Cappuccino Cake Brownies in Taste of Home June/July 2001, p27


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LizCav User ID: 3150703 244416
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2016

"Very good. Easy to make. Great treat for the colder weather. Pretty sweet. I think next time I'll try it with 1/2 dark or bittersweet chocolate. Cinnamon was not obvious, nice subtle flavor."

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delowenstein User ID: 3766053 228790
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2015

"I recall making these brownies when they were first featured in Taste of Home! My adjustments were as follows: I'd used 1/4 cup boiling water. For dry ingredients, I'd used 1/2 tsp. salt along with the other dry ingredients. I'd greased and floured my baking pan used! These brownies were really good! Thank you for sharing with Taste of Home! delowenstein"

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LibbiPeach@cox.net User ID: 4441258 55279
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2012

"not "amazing" but very good and easy to make."

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pricey22 User ID: 6310474 204343
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2011

"I'm the cook, my girlfriend usually bakes but I tried these out and they were pretty easy. I used a k-cup from my Keurig for the coffee. Used a French Vanilla one and it was good. Don't really know if made any difference but they were good."

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eveann78 User ID: 3260585 36853
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2008

"I I didnt expect such little amount of coffee to add such flavor! Very yummy and very light! Thanks!"

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sway User ID: 2606047 30886
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2008

"These sound so good ! 

 
Peg, How much cappuccino powder did you add ?  That is what I want to do, we love cappuccino.
 
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PegFrith User ID: 2448274 79537
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2008

"I made these and my boyfriend, who does not care much for chocolate, loved them! I made a second batch and substituted instant mocha cappucciono and I loved those!"

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carol1935 User ID: 3405541 122083
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2008

"These Brownies were yummy!! Not a one left. I added chopped nuts and that was good since we really enjoy nuts."

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Roberta39 User ID: 2886529 87720
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2008

"I love the addition of coffee with the chocolate. I had to add 1/2 c. chopped walnuts. Very moist and delicious."

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catlac User ID: 122114 87654
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2008

"I didn't think it had too much chocolate, but I did think it was too "cakey" and not as moist as other brownies."

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