• 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut up into small chunks
  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground espresso
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Line an 8 inch square baking pan with foil, butter the foil, and place the pan on a baking sheet
  3. In a bowl placed over a pan of simmering water, melt the butter and chocolate, then remove the bowl from the pan
  4. Whisk the sugar into the chocolate mixture
  5. Whisk in the eggs, one at a time
  6. Incorporate the vanilla, then the espresso, salt, and flour
  7. Scrape the batter into your prepared baking pan and bake for 30 minutes- a knife inserted should come out clean
  8. Cool brownies in the pan, on a rack, completely before attempting to remove
  9. Cut into 16 pieces and serve