Coffee Blond Brownies

posted by bubwa 08-31-98 3:18 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *

Coffee Blond Brownies

Recipe By : The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook
Serving Size : 20 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Desserts

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 pound dark brown sugar
3/4 cup unsalted butter
2 tablespoons strong instant coffee powder
1 tablespoon hot water
2 eggs
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup pecans -- chopped
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Heat the brown sugar and butter in a medium size saucepan over medium-low heat until the butter melts. Dissolve the coffee in the hot water and stir into the butter mixture. Let cool to room temperature.

Preheat oven to 350, Butter an 11x8 inch baking pan.

When the butter mixture is cool, beat in the eggs and vanilla witha hand held mixer.

Sift the flour, baking powder, and stir into the utter mixture with a wooden spoon. Stir in the pecans and chocolate.

Spread the mixture evenly in the prepared pan with a rubber spatula. Bake until lightly browned, 25 to 30 minutes. Do not overbake.

Cool completely and cut into 2-inch squares.

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