Mocha Brownies With Coffee Glaze - CakeWhiz

Mocha Brownies With Coffee Glaze

This rich and fudgy mocha brownies from scratch recipe is packed with brewed coffee and chocolate flavors. The coffee glaze on top makes them very decadent.

*Thank you Ninja Coffee Bar System for sponsoring today’s post so that I could share this mocha brownies with coffee glaze recipe with all of you. This post may also include affiliate links of products that I use all the time and highly recommend. I may receive a small compensation if you make a purchase.*

Even though I adore my fudgy brownies with crackly tops recipe, I am always prepared to experiment in the kitchen and develop NEW brownie recipes.

These easy mocha brownies from scratch were made, using two of of my FAVORITE ingredients: Chocolate and Coffee!

Imagine the STRONG flavors of coffee and chocolate DANCING with each other in pure fudgy bliss… hehe.

No wonder this batch of coffee brownies was gone in half a day…lol.

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This recipe is truly designed for coffee loving chocoholics!

They are very RICH and FUDGY and packed with intense coffee flavor.

The coffee flavor comes from TWO ingredients:

  1. Espresso powder
  2. Strongly brewed coffee

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Here are some TIPS for making PERFECT mocha brownies with coffee glaze:

  • Your brownies are only as good as the ingredients you use. Use the BEST QUALITY of coffee and cocoa powder you can find.
  • Brewed coffee should be at room temperature. Do not use boiling hot coffee.
  • This brownie recipe is made with cocoa powder. Do not replace that with melted chocolate because the texture will change.
  • Be very careful NOT to burn the sugar and butter mixture. You can prepare the mixture in a saucepan or the microwave.
  • You MUST cool down the sugar mixture before adding the rest of the ingredients or else the eggs will start cooking in this hot mixture.
  • DON’T skip the coffee glaze. It really takes these brownies over the top and you can truly taste the chocolate and coffee flavors bursting in your mouth.
  • Brownies are ready when an inserted toothpick in the center comes out with a few sticky crumbs. If it comes out dry, you have over-baked your brownies. They will still taste great but won’t be as fudgy.
  • You can omit walnuts in this recipe OR replace them with any other nut you like.
  • If you like really ooey gooey brownies, under-bake these brownies. They won’t be fully cooked through but they are soooooooo good! I suggest baking for only 20 minutes for this ooey gooey texture.
  • Store leftover brownies in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

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I used the Ninja Coffee Bar System with a built-in frother to prepare the brewed coffee in today’s brownie recipe.

Honestly, hubby and I are OBSESSED with this system, making all types of hot and cold caffeinated beverages.

So far, we have made mocha latte, frappuccino, salted caramel latte, espresso, macchiato, cappuccino and God knows what else!

That frother is seriously the more INCREDIBLE thing ever!

Now, you can have the same froth and flavor in your coffee that you could previously only get from your favorite coffee shops.

Honestly, I had another coffee maker in my kitchen, which is now sitting in the basement because I LOVEEEE this one!

I am even getting this for my sister’s birthday (who is hopefully not reading this post…lol!).

Coffee bar campaign

If you liked this recipe, you may like some of these other mocha recipes too:

Mocha crinkle cookies

Mocha pancakes with mocha syrup

Mocha caramel cookie dough truffles

Mocha cake roll with raspberries

Mocha almond fudge

No bake mocha cheesecake

Mocha whoopie pies

Mocha smoothie

Mocha cupcakes with mocha frosting

Mocha peppermint pudding

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Mocha Brownies With Coffee Glaze

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
This rich and fudgy mocha brownies from scratch recipe is packed with brewed coffee and chocolate flavors. The coffee glaze on top makes them very decadent.
Servings: 16 pieces
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Calories: 269 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz

Ingredients

Brownies:
  • 1 cup Sugar Granulated
  • ½ cup Brown sugar
  • ¾ cup Butter Unsalted
  • ¼ cup Coffee Strongly brewed
  • ½ cup Cocoa powder Unsweetened
  • 1 tsp Espresso powder
  • 3 Eggs Large room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Flour All-purpose
  • ¼ cup Walnuts Roughly chopped
Coffee glaze:
  • tbsp Coffee Strongly brewed
  • 1 cup Sugar Powdered
Decoration:
  • ¼ cup Sprinkles

Instructions

Brownies
  1. In a deep microwave safe-bowl, add butter and melt in the microwave.
  2. Stir in granulated sugar and brown sugar and melt again for 30 seconds OR until the sugar and butter start to bubble slightly. Make sure not to burn this mixture.
  3. Place this saucepan in the freezer for 10 minutes so as to cool down the mixture slightly.
  4. Add brewed coffee, cocoa powder, espresso powder, eggs, and vanilla extract and mix until smooth.
  5. Add flour and mix until just combined.
  6. Stir in the walnuts.
  7. Pour this batter in a rectangular pan (Dimensions: 9x9x2), lined with foil paper and sprayed with oil. Bake at 350 degrees for about 25-28 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out with a few sticky crumbs. If it comes out dry, you have over-baked your brownies.
  8. Allow the brownies to cool down completely while you prepare the coffee glaze.
Glaze:
  1. In a mixing bowl, mix together the brewed coffee and powdered sugar until glaze is thick and smooth.
Assembling:
  1. Use a sharp knife to cut square shaped brownie pieces.
  2. Spread a little glaze on top of each piece and toss some sprinkles. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

- Read all my tips above.

- Store leftovers in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts
Mocha Brownies With Coffee Glaze
Amount Per Serving
Calories 269 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 90mg 4%
Potassium 82mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 42g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 34g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 6.2%
Calcium 1.9%
Iron 5.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Well, that’s all for today.

Until next time, tata my lovelies!

12 comments on “Mocha Brownies With Coffee Glaze”

  1. These brownies sound wonderful!  I am wondering where I can find espresso powder…?  Thanks!!

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