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German Chocolate Cake Brownies

German Chocolate Cake Brownies combine rich, dark chocolate brownies with a sweet and thick coconut pecan frosting for a nostalgic dessert with a twist.
Servings: 16 brownies
Calories: 204kcal

Ingredients

Brownies:

  • 1 box semi-sweet or dark chocolate brownie mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

frosting

  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 large egg yolks
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cups shredded sweetened coconut

Instructions

  • Bake brownies in an 8x8-inch pan. Set aside to cool completely.
  • In a medium saucepan stir together brown sugar, granulated sugar, butter and evaporated milk. Whisk in egg yolks.
  • Bring the mixture to a low boil over medium heat stirring constantly until mixture begins to thicken; 3-4 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat. Stir in the vanilla, pecans and shredded coconut. Allow the mixture to cool completely before layering it on the brownies. Garnish with pecans if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 57mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg