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Cappuccino Cake Brownies

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling

Makes

16 bars

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
Cappuccino Cake Brownies Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
  • 2 teaspoons boiling water
  • 1 cup 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

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 in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts

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

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