Fudgy Espresso Cashew Brownies
Are you looking for delicious homemade brownie recipes? Try this yummy recipe for Fudgy Espresso Cashew Brownies. Brownies are definitely one of the all time favourite dessert recipes for many people, so this easy brownie recipe might just become an all time favourite in your recipe book. Having the added ingredient of espresso also adds so much extra richness to the flavour of chocolatey dessert recipes like this one. Since espresso has such a rich and complex flavour, it is a great match for the cocoa in the brownies. Also, the cashews add some extra creaminess and a nice little crunch, as well as some nutrition. These brownies have 7.1 grams of protein and 243 micrograms of potassium, but they also contain almost 40 grams of sugar, so as always, eat in moderation. Pour yourself a tall glass of milk or almond milk for a healthier vegan option, and enjoy these homemade brownies for a nice treat or dessert after dinner.
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7 Tablespoons butter
8 ounces 70% bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
1 teaspoon instant espresso powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup roasted cashews, chopped
1/2 cup roasted cashews left whole for the topping
1/2 cup chocolate chips for the topping
Preheat the oven to 350F.
Line and 8x8-inch baking pan with parchment paper allowing edges to hang over the side and grease with a little butter.
Place a large heatproof bowl into a pan of barely simmering water and place the butter, chocolate espresso power into the bowl. Heat, stirring as needed until melted and smooth.
Remove from the heat and set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly.
Using an electric mixer on medium speed beat in the granulated and brown sugars until combined. Beat in the eggs one at a time, mixing each in well. Add vanilla and mix in.
Add the flour and beat in until mixture is smooth and glossy.
Stir in the chopped cashews.
Transfer and spread into the prepared baking pan.
Place the chocolate chips and cashews decoratively on the top and place into the preheated oven.
Bake until just set and top is crusty, about 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and place the pan onto a wire rack to cool before cutting into squares.
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Nutrition Facts for: Fudgy Espresso Cashew Brownies From Grandmother's Kitchen/b>
Ingredients: Butter, chocolate, espresso powder, salt, sugar, light brown sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, flour, cashews, chocolate chips.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet
* The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings.
* Per Serving:Calories 393, Calories from Fat 167, Total Fat 18.5g 28%, Saturated Fat 8.9g 44%, Cholesterol 49mg 16%, Sodium 113mg 5%, Potassium 243mg 7%, Carbohydrates 51.6g 17%, Dietary Fiber 1.8g 7%, Sugars 39.3g, Protein 7.1g, Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 8%, Iron 13%
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