Red Velvet Brownies Recipe

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Red velvet brownies are the perfect combination of a red velvet cake and a brownie. This red velvet brownie recipe features a tangy cream cheese swirl and a moist, tender red velvet brownie base.
Utensils Dessert
Globe New American
18
ingredients
9
steps
55
minutes
Giselle is a recipe developer and content creator that loves all things sweet and savory. She runs her own food blog, The Busy Spatula, and her work has been featured on Yahoo!, Marvel Studios and the Kitchn.

Ingredients

Servings:
9
For the Red Velvet Brownie Base
6 tblsp
unsalted butter
2 tblsp
vegetable oil
1 1/2 oz
dark chocolate, chopped
1/2 cup(s)
dark brown sugar
1/2 cup(s)
granulated sugar
2 tblsp
buttermilk
1
large egg
1
large egg yolk
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
2 tsp
liquid red food coloring
3/4 cup(s)
all-purpose flour
2 tblsp
Dutch-processed cocoa powder
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
For the Cream Cheese Swirl
8 oz
full-fat cream cheese, room temperature
1
large egg, room temperature
1/3 cup(s)
granulated sugar
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract

Directions 9 steps | 55 Minutes

Step 1

Measure and prep all ingredients. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and line an 8x8-inch baking pan with parchment paper.

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Step 2

In a microwave-safe bowl, add the butter, oil, chopped dark chocolate, dark brown sugar and granulated sugar. Microwave on high for 30 seconds and stir. Continue to microwave in 15 second intervals and stir until the chocolate and butter are melted.

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Step 3

Stir in the buttermilk, large egg, egg yolk, vanilla extract and liquid red food coloring.

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Step 4

Add the all-purpose flour, Dutch-processed cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. Stir until just combined. 

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Step 5

Transfer the batter to the prepared baking pan and smooth out the batter with an offset spatula.

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Step 6

Prepare the cream cheese swirl. In a bowl, combine the cream cheese, egg, granulated sugar and vanilla extract. Use an electric mixer to beat the cream cheese mixture until smooth.

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Step 7

Place dollops of the cream cheese mixture on top of the red velvet brownie batter. Use an offset spatula or a knife to make swirls.

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Step 8

Bake for 30-35 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with just a few moist crumbs attached. 

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Step 9

Let the brownies cool completely on a wire rack before slicing and serving. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
378
FAT
23.3 g
PROTEIN
5.1 g
CARBS
38.8 g

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Carmela G.

Carmela

05 Jan 2023

This Red Velvet Brownies Recipe is a perfect combination of Red Velvet and Brownie. Easy to make and fun to eat.

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