The Blue Hill Inn, Blue Hill, Maine, ME A Maine Bed and Breakfast

Coffee Squares

Coffee Squares
As suggested by the Summer Inn Bed and Breakfast in Haines, Alaska

  1/2 cup butter
  1 cup brown sugar
  1 egg
  1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  1/4 teaspoon salt
  1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  1/2 cup hot coffee

  1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
  1 tablespoon cocoa
  1/4 teaspoon salt
  1/4 cup melted butter
  Cold coffee

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together. Add egg and vanilla extract, and mix well. Into a separate bowl sift flour, salt, and baking powder. Alternately add flour mixture and hot coffee to the creamed mixture. Mix well and pour batter into a 9-inch square pan. Bake in a 350 oven for 30 minutes.

Into a small bowl sift together confectioner sugar, cocoa, and salt. Pour in melted butter, and add the cold coffee one tablespoon at a time, mixing well, to make a spreadable icing. Frost the cake when completely cooled. Serves 9.

We of course use our Carrabassett Coffee Company organic coffee, which makes the squares especially delicious.


The Blue Hill Inn
40 Union Street, P.O. Box 403, Blue Hill, ME 04614
207/374-2844; 800/826-7415
Fax: 207/374-2829

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