Chocolate brownies with tahina frosting

A delicious variation of American brownies with a tasty Sicilian frosting made with tahina!

Difficulty: low

Preparation: 20 minutes

Cooking: 20 minutes

Servings: 15 squares


170 g. of butter

170 g. of dark chocolate

2 large eggs

180 g. of white sugar

100 g. of plain flour

30 g. of bitter cocoa powder

A pinch of salt

For tahina frosting

50 g. of soft butter

40 g. of icing sugar

100 g.of tahina

2 tbsp of sesame seeds


  • Collect the butter and the coarsely chopped chocolate in a bowl, then melt them in the microwave, until you get a smooth, lump-free mixture. 
  • Whisk the eggs with the sugar and salt until the mixture will be foamy.
  • Add the chocolate and the butter and mix together at low speed.
  • Then add the flour and bitter cocoa, stirring until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.
  • Pour it into a rectangular mold lined with parchment paper.
  • Level and cook in the pre-heated oven at 180 ° for 20 minutes, checking the cooking with a toothpick that must not come out completely dry.
  • Remove it from the oven and start preparing the frosting.
  • Stir the butter  and tahina together, until they are creamy.
  • Add the sifted icing sugar and the sesame seeds, stirring for 2 minutes more.
  • Pour the frosting on the brownies surface and level it with a spatula.
  • Finally, put them in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes, then cut and serve!

Gambuzza – Origini Autentiche