Recipes

Red Velvet Brownies With Cream Cheese Frosting


February 02, 2016 By:
Prep:
45 minutes
Cook:
35 minutes
Serves:
24
Once you try homemade brownies from scratch, you'll never be able to eat the boxed stuff ever again. These homemade red velvet brownies are the perfect dessert to make for Valentines day. They are moist, fudgy, and unbelievable chocolatey. The cream cheese frosting is perfectly whipped and sweet. They are also surprisingly super easy to whip together. Making homemade brownies can seem pretty intimidating, but once you do it, you'll never go back. You may have to double the recipe becuase these lasted twenty minutes at our family get-together.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Melt butter on medium heat over the stove.
  2. Add semi-sweet chocolate chips and continue to stir.
  3. Once the chocolate chips are melted, add the unsweetened cocoa powder.
  4. Stir until the chocolate is lump free and smooth.
  5. Add the chocolate to a new bowl and place it on the counter or in the refriderator to cool for ten minutes.
  6. While the chocolate is cooling, mix the eggs and sugar together.
  7. Mix in the vanilla extract, almond extract, and salt.
  8. Mix in the cooled chocolate.
  9. Turn speed down to low and beat in the flour.
  10. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  11. Add in drops of food coloring until the brownie batter is red.
  12. Coat a baking dish with butter and pour the batter into the baking dish.
  13. Bake 30-35 minutes.
  14. Allow the brownies to cool for an hour. and then cut into squares.
  15. Prepare the frosting by mixing together the cream cheese, butter, vanilla, sugar and powdered sugar together in the electric mixer.
  16. Spread the cream cheese frosting over the brownies. You can do it before you slice the brownies or after. *I like giving the option of adding cream cheese frosting.
  17. Enjoy!