Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Red Velvet Brownies

Lucky Ladies, 
Today I am sharing one of my FAVORITE treats! 

If you like Red Velvet, 
you will LOVE these moist yummies! 

Red Velvet Brownies with Homemade White Chocolate Frosting....

Yep, not the healthiest, but the tastiest treats when I have a hankerin'! 

This is one of those recipes that I have memorized, no need for measuring cups, 
and also my go to recipe for treats for friends! 

So, here it is!!


Ingredients:


For the brownies:
3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1 oz red food coloring 
2 tsp pure vanilla extract, divided
1/2 cup  butter
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 large eggs, at room temperature
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt



For the white chocolate buttercream frosting:1/2 cup (8 tbsp) butter
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
4 oz white chocolate

2 tsp Milk



To make the brownies:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Prepare an 8″x8″ baking pan 
with baking spray.


In a small bowl, stir together the cocoa powder, food coloring, and 1 tsp vanilla until smooth.


In a larger bowl, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time,  then stir in the remaining 1 tsp of vanilla.  
Add in the cocoa mixture, then beat together until they are one uniform color.  
Slowly add in the flour and salt and mix on medium-low speed, just until combined.  
Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 30-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. 
Allow brownies to cool  in the pan on a baking rack, about 45 minutes.  
Frost brownies in the pan, cut and serve, from pan.
To make the frosting:
In a bowl, cream butter until soft and fluffy then beat in the vanilla.


Slowly add in powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time; allow the sugar to mix in before adding the next 1/2 cup. 


Once all of the sugar has been added , add in the melted white chocolate and beat until well mixed.


With the mixer on low, add in milk 1 tbsp at a time and mix until the frosting has reached your desired consistency.


Enjoy!


4 comments:

Michelle said...

Sounds yummy - thanks :)

Marie said...

I've been craving brownies, but red velvet ones with white chocolate frosting.....yum!

sell my house said...

The red velvet really awesome.To make frosting element and process is great.

EmilyJean @ citystitchin.blogspot.com said...

Sounds delicious! Thanks for the recipe!
I've nominated you for the Liebster Award! Check it out here: http://citystitchin.blogspot.com/2012/04/liebster-award-i-won-i-won.html

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