Try Molly Yeh’s Intensely Decadent Turkish Coffee Brownies
Food Network personality Molly Yeh’s coffee-infused brownies are an absolute delight for the senses. With cocoa powder, espresso powder and cardamom, these treats are not for the faint-hearted.
But they are for the most dedicated chocolate lovers. Here’s how the chef prepares this moist and decadent dessert.
Yeh’s Turkish Coffee Brownies are ultra-rich and chewy treats
Although the chef’s intensely flavored brownies feature a prominent coffee flavor, they still pack a chocolate punch in every bite.
His brownie recipe includes granulated sugar, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, kosher salt, unsalted butter, vanilla extract, eggs, and chopped toasted nuts. Rounding out the amplified flavors of coffee and chocolate are unsweetened cocoa powder, instant espresso powder, and ground cardamom.
Its chocolate-coffee icing that accompanies it requires powdered sugar, cocoa powder, melted unsalted butter, brewed coffee or espresso powder with a teaspoon of water, honey, vanilla extract, cardamom ground, kosher salt and sprinkles for garnish.
You can find the full recipe, video and reviews on the Food Network website.
Yeh don’t light the espresso in his brownie recipe
To begin with, the A girl meets a farm accommodate the toast and roughly chop the nuts so they’re ready to go when it’s time to incorporate them into the recipe.
In a large bowl, the dry ingredients are combined, including cinnamon and cardamom. “The cardamom just adds a nice floral and woody element,” Yeh says in the Food Network video for this recipe (see above).
The wet ingredients are now mixed together in another bowl, starting with the eggs (“I like to start with my eggs first in case there’s a shell getting in there”), the cooled melted butter, and the extract of vanilla. Once everything is mixed, the wet and dry ingredients can be combined, along with the nuts. “You can use any nut in these. You can even skip the nuts,” adds Yeh.
The chef pours the batter into a greased square pan lined with parchment paper. They are baked in a preheated 350 degree F oven for about 25 minutes, “until the center is set”.
While the brownies are cooling, this is the best time to prepare the frosting ingredients. Spread the frosting when the brownies are completely cooled. Add the nuggets and serve!
Critics loved Yeh’s aromatic and intensely flavored brownies
Chocolate brownies are a treat, but brownies with the unmistakable taste of coffee and cardamom take the classic snack to another level.
“These are INCREDIBLE! I will definitely make it again. I love the cardamom in this recipe,” one reviewer wrote on the Food Network site.
Another happy fan of Yeh’s recipe added, “It was an absolute treat and a lot of fun to make. The coffee and cardamom made it particularly tasty and delicious.
Finally, one home baker noted that brownies are delicious any time of the year, but they could see them wow guests during the holidays: “I’ve never used cardamom in a recipe. I liked it! This recipe would make a great Christmas dessert. The taste is warm and comforting.
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