Double Decker Coconut Cream Brownies

Coconut Cream Brownies  @Backforseconds  #brownies #coconut #frosting
There are two kinds of people in this world:
Sweet dessert lovers
Rich dessert lovers
I am the latter.
Brownies are my weakness. There I said it. Now don’t go using it against me!
You can wave lollipops and candy corn in front of me for as long as you want, I won’t take ‘em. Too sweet for me.
But put a plate of rich fudgy brownies nearby and I’m in trouble. And you’re out of luck, because I just ate your brownie ;)
Coconut Cream Brownies  @Backforseconds  #brownies #coconut #frosting

These are my favorite brownies on the planet. I have never tasted one that I like better. I make them all the time, but this time, I wanted to add a little something. Frosting. Coconut frosting.
I went a little overboard when piping the coconut goodness on this particular brownie. It seemed the frosting to brownie ratio was a bit off. No big deal, just add another brownie!
Ahhh, perfect!

Coconut Cream Brownies  @Backforseconds  #brownies #coconut #frosting

Double Decker Coconut Cream Brownies
by: Back For Seconds

For the brownies:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
For the frosting:
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp coconut extract
  • 3-6 Tbs coconut milk
  • shredded coconut for garnish (if desired)
Preheat oven to 350*
In a large microwave safe bowl melt the butter and stir in the cocoa until well incorporated. Add in the sugar, vanilla, salt and eggs, stirring well with a wooden spoon after each egg addition. Slowly stir in the flour until well blended and smooth. Pour into a greased 9×13″ pan and bake for 22-24 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Do not over bake, you want these nice and fudgy! Let cool before frosting.
For the frosting
Beat together butter, sugar, coconut extract, and 2 Tbs of coconut milk. If too thick add more coconut milk 1 Tbs at a time until it reaches the desired consistency.
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  1. says

    I love candy corn, lollipops, bubblegum, and gummi worms. But these brownies… oh man. When I need something rich, a brownie like this is what gets me through the day. Coconut milk must make that frosting unbelievably creamy. :)

  2. says

    My problem is that I like both sweet and rich. =) Brownies are definitely one of my favorites, though! And with coconut?? Man, oh man, this looks amazing!!

  3. says

    Brownies are my all time favorite and this is a new way to prepare them. You can be sure they are next on my dessert list.

  4. says

    OMG. I {puffy heart} brownies. Majorly. They’re one of my weaknesses, even though I like blondies a teensy bit better. But then you had to go and add COCONUT to the mix, and coconut is just the best thing evah. I will fight you for that last brownie!! :)

  5. says

    Ohmaigawdddd, I can’t handle this! Coconut and coconut frosting on top of my brownie? No wonder we’re such good friends :) these look AMAZING and I love your smarty tip about adding another brownie to that huge pile of frosting on top of that fudgey pillow of amazingness. Can you say Almond Joy brownie sandwich?! I {puffy heart} you and these gorgeous brownies!

  6. says

    I’m a sweet dessert lover but these brownies look amazing! And I like that the coconut flavor comes from the milk, I’m not a fan of shredded coconut’s texture but I do like the flavor :)

    Thank you for linking up to Mom’s Test Meal Mondays!

  7. says

    These brownies look soooooooo rich and sinful – just perfect! I just have to try them :)

  8. says

    Oh my goodness are you serious?! Yumm!!!!

    Thanks for linking up on the HOP today!

  9. says

    brownies are my weakness too ha! stopping by from the link up! so glad i did because your blog is super cute! cant wait to read more :)

  10. says

    Looks yummy!! I’m a new follower from the blog party!

  11. says

    OMG, those are completely decadent. How very delicious, thank for linking them!

  12. says

    Oh wow these sound amazing! Come link up to centerpiece Wednesday and share your ideas with us!

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  14. says

    I am getting a sweet tooth ache just by looking at your decedent photos! YUMMY! Thank you so much for joining TUTORIALS TIPS AND TIDBITS with your sweet treat!

  15. says

    Chocolate and coconut is a killer combination. Thanks!

  16. says

    YUMMERS!!!! This is MY kind of dessert too….thanks so much for linking up at Weekend Potluck.

  17. says

    these look AMAZING!! stopping by from mom’s test meals monday – hope you’ll come visit me at

  18. says

    Yum, yum and dare I say it again, yum! I love me a good brownie and this looks so tasty. Thanks for sharing on Tout It Tuesday. Hope to see you tomorrow.

  19. says

    Wow, those look absolutely fabulous! I HAVE to give these a try. Thanks so much for sharing! I’m heading to the kitchen right… now!

  20. says

    These look and sound fabulous! I’m a brownie lover too…and a rich dessert lover as well!!

  21. sehr says

    i made thm today taste was good but a little dry.can u suggest a reason for tht thanks

    • says

      The only thing I can think of is that you over baked them. Every oven is different, so cooking times can vary. These are very moist fudgy brownies, so if you are sure you didn’t leave anything out, I’d say you just baked them too long. I hope next time they are perfect :)


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