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By: Enrique Gili on Dec. 5, 2013, 12:47 p.m.
Kahlua Brownies

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Kahlua Brownies

Combining dark chocolate with a shot of espresso and baked into brownie form, these snacks will disappear quickly.

Prep time: 10 minutes  

Total time: 45 minutes 

Yield: 24 brownies

Kahlua Brownies


  • 3 oz. bittersweet chocolate nibs
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter and extra
  • 1.5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 oz. Kahlua liquor and extra
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Melt butter and chocolate nibs in saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Combine flour, salt and baking soda in a large mixing bowl and stir, about 1 minute. Indent.
  4. Pour melted butter and chocolate combo into flour. Stir until blended, about 1 minute. Pour sugar and egg combo into batter, stir until blended, about 2 minutes.
  5. Lightly grease a baking pan. Pour batter into pan. Place on center rack of oven. Bake for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick pulls away cleanly when placed in the center. Set aside.
  6. To make a glaze. Pour .5 cup of confectioners sugar in saucepan, add instant coffee, slowly add 2 tbs. liquor. Stirring constantly until sugar gels into icing. Pour over top of brownies.