Mole Mocha Brownies

Tasty Desserts

A Recipe by El Popular

Go Loco For Coco. These Mole Mocha Brownies have it all – sweet fudgy Mexican chocolate, rich and spicy Mole, and the indescribable flavor of coffee. So, for all you chocolate lovers out there, cozy up with a hot cup of Joe, and a full pan of these award winning brownies.

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  • Prep Time: 30 mins

  • Cook Time: 45 mins

  • Makes: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp El Popular Mole Paste

  • 4 oz. El Popular Mexican Chocolate

  • ¼ cup espresso powder (or 2 tbsp instant coffee if desired)

  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten

  • 2 cups sugar

  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 container chocolate frosting (optional)

  • 1 tsp espresso powder and/or cinnamon (for optional sprinkle topping)

  • 1 tsp powdered sugar (for optional sprinkle topping)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350° F.

  • In a medium saucepan, melt butter and chocolate over low heat while constantly stirring. Remove from heat and let stand at room temperature for 20 mins.

  • In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat eggs until frothy. Add sugar, EL POPULAR Mole paste, espresso powder (or instant coffee, vanilla, and cinnamon until smooth. Stir in chocolate mixture. Gradually fold in flour, stirring until combined.

  • Transfer mixture to a lightly greased 8-x 8-inch baking pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes. Let stand until completely cooled.

  • Top with chocolate frosting (if desired), and sprinkle espresso powder or cinnamon, and powdered sugar over the top for added flavor and decoration.

Mole 101

  • Mole, the name originating from the Nahuatl “mōlli” or “sauce”, is a centuries old dish.

  • Mole poblano, the most popular type of Mole, is an ancient recipe from Puebla, Mexico.

  • Mole is considered the national dish of Mexico, and has become a symbol of Mexico’s “mestizaje”, or mixture of indigenous and European heritage.

Directions

  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth to a large skillet.

  • Heat over a low flame.

  • Slowly add El Popular Mole Paste or Powder until desired thickness is obtained.

  • Keep warm.

Mole 101

  • Mole, the name originating from the Nahuatl “mōlli” or “sauce”, is a centuries old dish.

  • Mole poblano, the most popular type of Mole, is an ancient recipe from Puebla, Mexico.

  • Mole is considered the national dish of Mexico, and has become a symbol of Mexico’s “mestizaje”, or mixture of indigenous and European heritage.

Directions

  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth to a large skillet.

  • Heat over a low flame.

  • Slowly add El Popular Mole Paste or Powder until desired thickness is obtained.

  • Keep warm.

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