Friday, April 29, 2011

Red Velvet Brownies

No, I’m not back to cooking just yet although the little one is 3 weeks old now so I should consider it . . . Had this in my drafts.  Enjoy!

My husband’s favorite cake is Red Velvet.  I get tired of just having the cake sometimes so I knew when I saw this recipe in Southern Living Magazine that we had to give it a try.  They were a huge success.  They are VERY rich which means that they lasted us a long time . . . who am I kidding?  I was 9 months pregnant and NAILED those suckers.  :)  Yummy!

Ingredients:

-1 (4oz) bittersweet chocolate baking bar, chopped

-3/4 cup butter

-2 cups sugar

-4 large eggs

-1 1/2 cups flour

-1 (1 oz) bottle red liquid food coloring

-1 1/2 tsp baking powder

-1 tsp vanilla extract

-1/8 tsp salt

-Your favorite Cream Cheese Frosting

-White chocolate chips (optional)

Directions:

1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line bottom and sides of a 9” square pan with foil or spray with non-stick spray.

2.  Microwave chocolate and butter on High for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring at 30 second intervals.  Whisk in sugar.  Add eggs, 1 at a time, whisking just until blended after each addition.  Gently stir in flour and next 4 ingredients.  Pour mixture into prepared pan.

3.  Bake at 350 for 44 to 48 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out with a few moist crumbs.  Cool completely on a wire rack (about 2 hours).

3.  Life brownies from pan using foil sides as handles (I kept mine in the baking pan to store).  Top with your Cream Cheese Frosting.  Sprinkle with chocolate chips.

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8 comments:

Firefly said...

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Christine said...

Just Stopping By from the blog hop, new follower here! Those brownies look delish!!! I am a SAHM of 3 and LOVE naptime, my most productive time of the day-LOL! Looking forward to more posts!

Allison @ Alli 'n Son said...

Ohhhhh, sounds heavenly!

I'd love to have you share this recipe on my weekly link-up, Sweet Tooth Friday. I hope to see you there. http://alli-n-son.com/2011/04/28/mint-infused-plum-tarte-tatin/

LisaWeidknecht said...

Hi! I am here for Hop Along Friday. I'm following you and hope you'll follow me too!

brooke said...

I am visiting from Sweet Tooth Friday. These look yummy. My sister loves red velvet cake so much it was one of the layers in her wedding cake. :) I think I will make these for her birthday in June.

Faith and Daisies said...

I found you at Sweet Tooth Friday! These look amazing!

Michael Lee West said...

What a delicious dessert! Red Velvet is a favorite in our house, and I can't wait to try these cupcakes. Thanks for adding your wonderful recipe to Foodie Friday at DBG. XX00

Sabrina said...

Um, YUM! I'm going to whip these up for sure.

Sabrina from
www.bgamefamily.blogspot.com

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