This week one of the INDECENT Co-Producers hosted the Wine and Unwind. Let’s welcome Sarahbeth Grossman and her family recipe for Mocha Brownies into the Backstage Baker Club!!! Sarahbeth was also one of the producers on AN AMERICAN IN PARIS and on ANN.
Grossman Family Mocha Brownies
2/3 cups butter
2 teaspoons instant coffee
2 squares unsweetened chocolate
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups flour
Melt butter, coffee and chocolate in a double boiler. Remove from heat. Stir in ingredients in the order listed. Beat at high speed for 30 seconds (batter will turn lighter brown in color.) Pour into greased 9×11 pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 min.
Butter Cream Frosting:
Melt and heat 4 tablespoons of butter until light brown and frothy (do not burn). Beat in 3 cups of confectioners sugar, 2 teaspoons vanilla and 3 Tablespoons of cream or milk. Stir til smooth then spread over cooled brownies. Cut into squares after frosting sets.
From left to right: musician Matt Darriau, actor Tom Nelis, Baker, co-Producer Sarahbeth Grossman and her Mocha Brownies, actor Max Gordon Moore
Actor Rich Topol who plays Lemml and a Wine and Unwind guest
Tom Nelis, special guest Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company in North Carolina and Max Gordon Moore