Triple Espresso Brownies

Triple Espresso Brownies

Tags: Bars, Brownies, Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 45 min
  • Ready Time: 110 min
  • Yield: 48 bars

Ingredients

BROWNIES

  • 1 (18.4 oz.) package Pillsbury® Family Size Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix
  • 2/3 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Medaglia d'Oro® Instant Espresso Coffee
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

FILLING

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons Medaglia d'Oro® Instant Espresso Coffee
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 12 ounces sweet dark or bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped

GLAZE

  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon Medaglia d'Oro® Instant Espresso Coffee
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons milk or heavy cream

Preparation Directions

  • PREPARE brownie mix according to package directions using oil, water and eggs and adding instant espresso coffee and vanilla to batter. Bake in 13 x 9-inch baking pan according to package directions for only 25 minutes.
  • For Filling: BEAT butter and brown sugar in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Blend in egg, instant espresso coffee and vanilla. Stir in walnuts and chocolate until blended.
  • REMOVE brownies from oven. Spoon and carefully spread filling over partially baked brownies. Return to oven; bake an additional 15 to 18 minutes or until light brown.
  • For Glaze: MICROWAVE chocolate chips and butter in small microwave-safe bowl on HIGH 30 seconds or until melted and smooth when stirred. Whisk in instant espresso coffee and milk until desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm brownies. Cool completely.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 brownie of 48), Calories 160 (Calories from Fat 80), Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 50mg, Total Carbohydrate 18g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 13g), Protein 2g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 6%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.