Cappuccino-Frosted Brownies

Cappuccino-Frosted Brownies Recipe
Photo: John O'Hagan; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
People line up when Copy Chief Paula Hunt Hughes brings these brownies to the office.

Yield:

Makes 10 to 12 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 35 Minutes

Ingredients

4 (1-oz.) unsweetened chocolate baking squares
3/4 cup butter
2 cups sugar
4 large eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
Garnish: chocolate shavings

Preparation

1. Microwave chocolate squares and butter in a large microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute and then every 30 seconds or until melted. Stir until smooth. Stir in sugar. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating with a spoon just until blended after each addition.

2. Stir in flour and vanilla; stir in chocolate morsels. Pour mixture into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking pan.

3. Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack.

4. Spread Cappuccino Buttercream Frosting evenly over top of cooled brownies. Garnish, if desired. Cut into squares. Cover and chill, if desired.