Rich Chocolate Brownies


Rich Chocolate Brownies

Rich Chocolate Brownies

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


I’m one of those people who need chocolate on a regular basis.  I looked high and low for a rich brownie recipe that called for cocoa instead of chocolate squares…and this is it.  My family loves these brownies – they never last more than a day at our house.

             Karen Trappe                                                                     N. Weymouth, Massachusetts


Rich Chocolate Brownies Recipe

Rich Chocolate Brownies

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

½ tsp. vanilla

½ cup butter, melted

½ cup flour

1/3 cup baking cocoa

¼ tsp. baking powder

¼ tsp. salt

FROSTING:         3 Tbsp. baking cocoa

3 Tbsp. butter, melted

2 Tbsp. warm water

1 tsp. instant coffee granules

1 ½ cups confectioners’ sugar


In a large bowl, beat the sugar, eggs and vanilla.  Beat in butter.  Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to butter and mix well.

Pour into a greased 8 inch square baking dish.  Bake at 350 F. for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.  Cool on a wire rack.

For frosting, combine the cocoa and butter.  Combine the water and coffee granules; add to cocoa mixture.  Stir in sugar until smooth.    Pour on top of brownies.  Let the frosting settle for a while.  Place in the refrigerator for 2 hour or until frosting is hard, then cut brownies.       12 servings


(Recipe for Rich Chocolate Brownies was on, 2014)


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