Fudge Brownies

"I found THE perfect recipe for fudgy brownies. They are rich and chocolately with a deep chocolate flavor from espresso and chocolate chips."
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 25mins
Serves or Makes: 12 brownies

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  • 2 teaspoons espresso powder
  • 1/2 cups unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F and grease an 8-inch square baking pan and line with parchment paper; set aside.

  • Step 2

    In a small bowl, dissolve espresso powder in 1/2 tsp warm water,

  • Step 3

    Combine melted butter, oil, and sugar together in a medium-sized bowl and whisk until well combined. Add the eggs, vanilla, and espresso; and whisk until smooth and lightened in color.

  • Step 4

    Sift in flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Using a wooden spoon or spatula, stir until just combined.

  • Step 5

    Pour batter into the prepared pan, and top with chocolate chips.

  • Step 6

    Bake for 25 minutes, or until the middle no longer jiggles. Remove from the oven and cool to room temperature before slicing.

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