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easy fudgy brownies with coffee sauce

Coffee cream brownie cups

Coffee cream brownie cups is a quick delicious dessert made under 30 minutes with a healthy gluten-free brownie mix.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • Oven
  • muffin tray


Brownie cups

  • 2 eggs (95g) without shell
  • 1 ⅔ cup box brownie mix (200g)
  • ½ cup butter (100g) melted
  • 1/2 tsp instant coffee powder (optional)

Coffee cream

  • 1/4 cup fresh cream (60g)
  • 1/3 cup cane sugar (70g)
  • 1/2 tsp instant coffee powder
  • few drops of vanilla extract (optional)


Preparation of Coffee sauce/cream

  • In a bowl take fresh cream, powdered cane sugar, instant coffee powder and vanilla extract. Use a hand blender or a wire whisk and beat everything to a smooth creamy sauce.
  • Store the coffee cream in the fridge until required.

Preparation of brownie cups

  • Preheat the oven at 180 degree celcius.
  • Next, beat the eggs with a whisk for a minute. Not required to double in volume.
  • Then, add the brownie mix, instant coffee powder and melted butter. Use a wire whisk to give it a good mix until everything is well combined into a thick batter.
  • Spoon the batter into muffin tray, filling only 3/4th of each cavity.
  • Bake the brownies for 15 minutes at 180 degrees celcius.
  • When tested for doneness their will be batter stuck to the toothpick and thats the way it is suppose to be. Don't be tempted to overbake them. the brownies will loose its fudgy texture and become more cake like.
  • Once you take out the muffin tray press the top of the brownies with the back of the spoon to form brownie cups. Allow the brownies to remain in the tray for 5 minutes.
  • Take out the brownies from the tin by running over a sharp knife along the edges.
  • Fill up the brownie cups with coffee cream while it is warm or you can wait for the brownies to cool down and then fill it with coffee cream.


The Exact measurements are in grams, cup measurement is approximate.
  • The recipe makes 6 medium-sized brownie cups and 2 small sized ones.
  • Eggs in the recipe can be replaced with an equal quantity of yogurt/apple sauce/banana/flax meal.
  • You can reduce the quantity of butter in the recipe with an equal amount of milk.
  • You can make the brownies with a combination of butter and oil.
  • For vegan version- replace butter with any flavorless oil. Fresh cream with coconut cream.
  • The brownies can be made in the brownie pan of a 6x6inch size.
For clear understanding do check the recipe with step by step instruction with pictures below the recipe card.
Keyword box brownie recipe, chocolate coffee brownie