Espresso Brownie Bites
Need a pick me up in the morning? Here you go. Espresso brownie bites. Loaded with deliciousness and energy to get you going in the morning and give you that boost to rock the day ahead! We dare you to try not to over-indulge on these tasty little snacks. It's a brownie, but it's coffee too. We know you all love brownies. And we also know that coffee is a staple for a lot of you in the morning to get going. So, Corina Nielsen just combined all of that delicious flavor into these awesome espresso brownie bites. Give this recipe a go, but be careful not to let the kids get into them! They don't need the extra energy. You can keep all that goodness for yourself. It may be a selfish snack, but you won't feel bad about not sharing these! You will, however want more. So, maybe you should double the recipe.
- 1 box Kodiak 'Big Bear' Brownies
- 1 packet Starbuck's Via French Roast
- 1/2 cup melted butter
- 2 tablespoons vegetable canola, or coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons cold brewed coffee
- 1 large whole egg
- 3 tablespoons Chocolate MuscleEgg egg whites
- 1 can coconut milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3-4 tablespoons stevia
- 24 chocolate covered espresso beans
Place can of coconut milk in refrigerator overnight.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and coat a mini muffin pan with non-stick spray.
Combine brownie mix, butter, oil, coffee, and Starbucks Via in a large bowl.
Mix until well combined and smooth.
Pour into prepared pan and bake 13-15 minutes.
Remove from oven and let cool completely.
Open can of coconut milk and remove top layer (this will be almost all solid and opaque). Add to the bowl of a stand mixer and whip on high until fluffy.
Slowly add stevia or sweetener of choice.
Top brownies with whipped cream, add one coffee bean and sprinkle with espresso powder if desired.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (makes 24 brownie bites): calories - 104, fat - 3 grams, carbs - 17 grams/fiber - 1 gram, protein - 2 grams PER BROWNIE.