Monday, April 25, 2011

RED VELVET BROWNIE WITH WHITE CHOCOLATE FROSTING

Red Velvet Brownies!!!! 




Red Velvet Brownies with White Chocolate Frosting

1 stick butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
1 1/4 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 T. cocoa powder
2 T red food coloring (I used red food color paste so in that case, less than 2T)

Preheat oven to 350. Line 8 x 8 pan with nonstick foil. In a small bowl, mix cocoa powder, food coloring and vanilla to form a paste. Set aside.
In a mixer, cream butter and sugar till fluffy. Add eggs. On low, mix in the cocoa powder paste, flour and salt. Mix only until combined. Spread evenly in the pan and bake 25-30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely. At this point you have delicious CHEWY brownies. Serve as is or with powdered sugar if you want. Or...to guild the lily, proceed to white chocolate frosting!

White Chocolate Frosting:
Frosting:

1 stick butter, at room temperature
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar (I sifted this through a fine colander to reduce lumps)
1 tsp. vanilla
4 ounces white chocolate, melted (melt slowly & carefully in microwave)
1/2 tablespoon milk (I added a little more to thin it out-eyeball it)

Cream butter in mixer till fluffy. Add vanilla. On low, mix in powdered sugar, then white chocolate. Add milk to reach desired consistency. Whip on medium a few seconds till fluffy! Spread on cooled brownies. Chill and then cut! Take a picture for the bake along album!!

Recipe adapted from my friend at ThatSkinnyChickCanBake.blogspot.com

8 comments:

Michele Greville said...

wow! I was thinking about making peanut butter swirl brownies tomorrow but now I will be making these!!

lynmacmd said...

is T spoon a teaspoon or table spoon

Anonymous said...

T = Tablespoon, t = teaspoon

Anonymous said...

hmm, good question....T=?? will assume since it is a capitol T they mean tablespoon.

wikileona said...

Hi, what weight or measure is a stick of butter equal to please, thanks
Vickie

Anonymous said...

One stick of butter is 1/4 lb.

Anonymous said...

Recipe calls for flour, is this all purpose or self rising? I assume it's all purpose since it calls for salt

Lizzy Do said...

Oh, these ARE from me...LOL! Yours look better than mine! Must be time for a re-do :)

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