Mocha Walnut Brownies Recipe

  • 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup butter (no substitutes)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • MOCHA FROSTING:
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter (no substitutes), melted
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 cup strong brewed coffee
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  1. In a saucepan over low heat, melt the chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Remove from the heat. Add sugar and mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Stir in vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to the chocolate mixture just until combined. Stir in walnuts.
  2. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in.x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees F for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. Combine frosting ingredients in a bowl; mix well. Spread over brownies.