- 12 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1-1/3 cups plus 1/4 cup sugar, divided
- 8 Eggland's Best Eggs
- 1 cup cake flour
- 1/4 cup instant coffee granules or espresso powder
- 2 cartons (8 ounces each) Mascarpone cheese
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon baking cocoa
In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate. Stir until smooth; cool slightly. Beat in butter. Gradually beat in 1-1/3 cups sugar.
Add six eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Combine flour and coffee granules; add to chocolate mixture. Beat on low speed just until combined; set aside.
For filling, in a small bowl, beat the cheese, vanilla, remaining sugar and eggs until smooth.
Pour half of the chocolate batter into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Spread with filling. Top with remaining batter, spreading evenly to completely cover filling.
Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until center is almost set and brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan.
Cool on a wire rack. Dust with cocoa. Cut into squares. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 3 dozen.
This mouthwatering recipe is adapted from Taste of Home. A few adjustments have been made. Namely, use of less eggs. Only 6 were used. Also, I wanted more coffee flavor so I used more espresso powder than the listed amount. Whipped cream topping is optional, but highly recommended. And just like slutty brownies, these are very tasty.
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