I love brownies!!!!  Especially the ones with buttercream frosting.  I don’t think there is anything better the a cold glass of milk (or hot coffee) with a fresh from the oven brownie. I liked this recipe because of the added kick of espresso. Espresso + vanilla can only result in good things.


 

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Fudgy Brownies with Fluffy Vanilla Buttercream
Super thick and fudgy brownies covered in bakery-style vanilla frosting. A great alternative to cake for a celebration.
Course Dessert
Servings
Bownies
Ingredients
Brownies
Vanilla Buttercream
Course Dessert
Servings
Bownies
Ingredients
Brownies
Vanilla Buttercream
Instructions
For the Brownies:
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees;
  2. Line a 9x13 baking pan with parchment paper; set aside
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and salt; set aside
  4. Melt butter and chocolate in large pot over low to medium heat; remove when melted
  5. Stir in sugar until combined; stir in eggs, espresso and vanilla until smooth
  6. Whisk in flour mixture just until combined; do not overmix
  7. Pour batter into prepared baking dish and bake 40-45 minutes or until a knife comes out clean
  8. Set brownies aside to cool completely before removing from pan prepare frosting
For the Buttercream:
  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer with a paddle attachment, beat butter on medium speed for eight minutes or until pale and creamy
  2. Add half of powdered sugar, mix on low for 30 seconds
  3. Add remaining powdered sugar, milk, vanilla and salt; mix on low for one minute and then increase speed to medium and beat for six minutes or until very light and fluffy
  4. Use a flat metal spatula to frost the brownies
Recipe Notes

Buttercream recipe source: Sweetapolita
Brownies can be baked ahead of time (store well-wrapped in freezer up to one month or at room temperature up to three days); frost day of serving for best results

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