Java Brownies

For coffee lovers. You'll love the flavor combination of chocolate and coffee in these frosted Java Brownies.

Java Brownies


Java Brownies

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons NESCAFÉ TASTER'S CHOICE House Blend 100% Pure Instant Coffee Granules
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 cups (12 ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, divided
  • 3 large eggs

Java Frosting

  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons NESCAFÉ TASTER'S CHOICE House Blend 100% Pure Instant Coffee Granules
  • 2/3 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/8 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa (optional)


  1. Java Brownies: Combine flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl.
  2. Combine water, coffee granules, sugar and butter in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup morsels until smooth.
  4. Stir in eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  5. Stir in flour mixture.
  6. Pour into greased 9-inch-square baking pan.
  7. Bake in preheated 350 degrees F oven for 18 to 25 minutes, or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out slightly sticky.
  8. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  9. Java Frosting: Combine cream and coffee granules in small, heavy-duty saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly until dissolved.
  10. Add remaining morsels; stir until smooth.
  11. Remove from heat.
  12. Stir in powdered sugar; stir vigorously until smooth.
  13. Chill until spreading consistency.
  14. Spread over cooled brownies.
  15. Sprinkle with cocoa.

Prep: 12 min | Bake: 18 min | Yield: 36 brownies

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Nestlé® and