1 recipe Deep, Dark Chocolate Brownies
1/4 C. espresso powder or instant-coffee powder
2 (8-oz.) containers mascarpone cheese
1/4 C. granulated sugar
2 t. vanilla
1 t. cocoa powder
Make brownies according to recipe, adding espresso powder to cake flour before incorporating in batter. Pour into pan.
In a medium bowl, whisk together cheese, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Pour over brownie batter in pan. Bake at 350° F. for 35 to 40 minutes, until middle is almost set and top begins to crack.
Cool in pan. Remove from pan, peel off paper and dust lightly with cocoa powder. Cut into 40 small bars.