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Mocha Glazed Brownie Cups


1 hour 30 minutes
Skill Level
24 brownie cups

Coffee and chocolate blend together in this smooth mocha glaze. Drizzle it over the top of these mini brownie cups for a sweet and rich dessert that's easy to serve to crowds or to pack in a lunch. They're the mini brownie recipe that packs a flavorful punch.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Bake Time
15 minutes
Cool Time
45 minutes


  • 1/4 cup
    vegetable spread (with no partially hydrogenated oil, such as Smart Balance Buttery Spread)
  • 2
    egg whites or 1/3 cup liguid eggs (such as AllWhites)
  • 1
  • 3/4 cup
  • 2/3 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 cup
    powdered sugar
  • 3/4 tsp
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/4 tsp
    powdered instant coffee
  • 2 tsp
    hot water
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
muffin tin 1-3/4 inch muffin cup tin
muffin cups muffin cups
measuring cup measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
mixing bowl mixing bowl
mixer mixer
wire rack wire rack
bowl bowl

Heat oven to 350°F. Line small muffin cups (1-3/4 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups or spray with nonstick cooking spray.


Melt vegetable spread in small saucepan over low heat: cool slightly.


Beat egg whites and egg in small bowl on medium speed of mixer until foamy; gradually add sugar, beating until slightly thickened and light in color. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to egg mixture, beating until blended. Gradually add melted spread, beating just until blended. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter.


Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely. Prepare Mocha Glaze; drizzle over tops of brownie cups. Let stand until glaze is set. Store, covered, at room temperature.

Mocha Glaze:

Stir together powdered sugar and cocoa in small bowl. Dissolve instant coffee in water; gradually add to sugar mixture, stirring until well blended. Stir in vanilla. 24 brownie cups.

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