Almond Fudge Brownies

Enjoy these velvety brownies made using chocolate and almond for dessert.

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 1 hr 55 min
  • ingredients 18
  • servings 36

Ingredients

Brownies

1
teaspoon instant coffee granules or crystals
2
tablespoons hot water
4
eggs, separated
1
cup sugar
1/2
cup margarine or butter, softened
3 1/2
oz. purchased almond paste, crumbled into small pieces
1
cup all-purpose flour
1
(6-oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semisweet chocolate chips, melted
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips

Frosting

1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup milk
2
tablespoons margarine or butter
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
cup powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour bottom only of 13x9-inch pan. In small bowl, dissolve instant coffee in hot water. In another small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine 1 cup sugar and 1/2 cup margarine; beat until light and fluffy. Stir in almond paste; blend well. Add flour, coffee, egg yolks, melted chocolate chips and 1 teaspoon vanilla; mix well. Fold in beaten egg whites. Gently fold in 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Spread in greased and floured pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 35 minutes or until set. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 4 In small saucepan, combine 1/4 cup sugar, brown sugar, salt, milk, 2 tablespoons margarine and 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; beat until smooth. Frost cooled brownies. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Brownie
    Calories
    160
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    55mg
    55%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    22%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    18g
    18%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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