Moka Arabika Coffee Brownies That Makes You Stay Awake

I bet you can not resist this

When I say this brownies makes you stay awake, I mean it. I repeat, I MEAN IT!

Honestly, I put too much coffee to my brownies mix. Did I regret it? No I don't! Hahaha. Well, today I want my brownies get the bitter taste and rich flavor from my coffee. The reason is because my husband come home with a large bag of Arabica-Robusta Coffee from the famous coffee shop in town, Toko Aroma.

That smell when you open the paper like foodgasm. Seriously. No kidding. I love the smell of coffee. Is rich, is dark, is bitter yet addicted. And, yes, is full with caffeine. But hey, we do need that  thing in our lives. Do we? :D

Well, this coffee brownies idea just pop up in my head when I enjoying coffee time at Starbuck with bunch of emak-emak from Kumpulan Emak Blogger. I was so mesmerized by that coffee brownies that Nchie ordered. 

So I think I'm gonna make better than Starbuck. 
And it has to be so "coffee-ing" if you know what I mean. 

But when searching for the recipe, I ended up with some instant espresso kinda a thing. So all the ingredients are the same if we're making the common brownies but with some table spoons of espresso coffee.

First, I don't have any espresso powder.
Second, isn't coffee-ing enough? I doubt that.

So I twisted that "so common brownies" with double the coffee. Hu'uh I did that. I used a shot of brew hot coffee and the coffee powder its self. Not that the instant espresso, but the Arabica-Robusta coffee I mentioned before.

My coffee shot

Arabica-Robusta ia a mixed from Arabica coffee and Robusta Coffee. You can buy this kind of delicious from Toko Aroma at Banceuy.

Well, anyway, back to that funky brownies. When I pour the coffee shot, the texture is become soupy. So I guess this is the reason why my brownies were not so goey. But is fudgy anyway. And it taste sooooo goooooood.

So when you decide to make this coffee brownies with this recipe, I let the decisions on you. Whether you want to double the coffee and using a shot of coffee or just using a coffee powder. Both or great!

Arabica-Robusta Coffee Brownies

  • 120 grams unsalted butter
  • 130 grams all purpose flour
  • 2 tbs cocoa powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 30 grams coffee powder *if you don't your brownies smell and taste like coffee-ing, you can reduce this. But then isn't coffee brownies anymore :3
  • 225 grams dark cooking chocolate, chopped into million tiny shaped *kidding :D
  •  60 ml coffee shot (brew your coffee powder with some hot water, strain and you have your shot) *you can skip this ingredients if you don't want you brownies strong with coffee flavor
  • 3 large eggs

  • Kitkat or whenever your favorite topping such as cashew, almond, walnut, Oreo, Hersey, or even Ferero Rocher

  1. Preheat your oven to 200 degrees C. Line a brownies pan with parchment paper and let it hang over two sides. I'm using a round pan for my brownies, without parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, cocoa powder, coffee powder and salt; set aside.
    My batter before I pour the coffee shot
  3. In a large saucepan, heat the butter on low and stir until butter has melted. Add chocolate and coffee shot, stir constantly until mixture is smooth. Remove from heat and stir in sugars until combined. 
    After I pour the coffee shot. It getting darker.
  4. Whisk in the egss into chocolate batter, add flour mixture to batter and stir just until combined.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan, smooth top with a greased spatula and add topping.
  6. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes. Be careful not to over-bake. 
  7. Let cool completely and cut into pieces.
  8. Enjoy your brownies.
  9.  Get drunk of coffee flavor.


  1. kebayang nyoklat bangettttt....

    1. This is a coffee brownies, Mbaaaak. Hihiji. Jadi rasanya ngopi banget :D

  2. You make me drooling Mbak. I'm wondering now how delicious a coffee flavored brownies as yours is. Yumm!!

    1. It is delicious. I thibnk you should try this recipe ;)

  3. Me too.. I love the smell of coffee.. hmm..

  4. Bitter brownies. Hope I can taste it, not more than a small spoon pls :)

  5. my big family is coffee lover. I think they will be happy if i make this cake. :)
    Btw, senang deh bisa baca postingan bahasa inggris jadi bisa sambil belajar juga. :D

    Salam kenal ya mbak dyah *salim :)

    1. Hola Mbak Oka, thanks for reading and stop by to my blog :)

      Aku juga baru belajar kok, jadi masih acak adut. Hihihi.

      Salam kenal juga ya :)

  6. teh, mau lah main ke rumah & makan kue-kue kayak gituh. please undang-undang dong nanti direview :D

    1. Hahaha. Kapan-kapan yak :D

      Waktu halbil KEB Ulu gak datang sih yak :D

  7. duh mbak aku suka bangeeet sama brownies, tapi aku paling gak kuat kafein :"(

    1. Kopinya diskip saja, mbak. Biasany aaku juga bikin tanpa kopi kok :)

  8. jadi laper pagi-pagi liat beginian. salam kenal, mbak dyah.

    1. Salam kenal, Mbak Dewi. Terima kasih sudah mau mampir ya :)


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