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Mexican Hot Chocolate Brownies

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Simple brownies made with Mexican hot chocolate disks. Great way to use them up! Enjoy! This recipe was borne from a desire to use up Mexican hot chocolate discs, which have a lot of sugar and some oil already. I used Ibarra® brand and the brownies were fantastic with a mild cinnamon flavor. I wouldn't try to substitute this ingredient."
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50 m servings 156
Original recipe yields 16 servings (16 small brownies)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line an 8-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Combine instant coffee and boiling water in a bowl.
  3. Melt chocolate tablets and butter in the top of a double boiler set over a pot of simmering water, about 5 minutes. Add coffee, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt. Mix the chocolate mixture and flour together in a second bowl.
  4. Beat eggs together in another bowl. Combine eggs and chocolate-flour mixture. Pour into the prepared baking pan.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until set and surface is glossy, about 20 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can use 1 shot of espresso instead of the coffee powder if preferred.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 156 calories; 9 18 2.2 39 82 Full nutrition

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At first I was confused about the word tablet, so I figured that it must mean a whole disc. I used 3 discs of Abuelita mexican hot chocolate. I didn't have coffee so I just added the 1/4 c of bo...