Strawberry & Chocolate Brownies

Catherine Cappiello Pappas

By
@LadyGourmet

This is a delicious dessert for Valentine's Day!


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Serves:

1 dozen

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
If you love chocolate and strawberries, then you will LOVE these brownies. They taste like a chocolate covered strawberry. These are really moist and delicious!

Ingredients

STRAWBERRY & CHOCOLATE BROWNIES:

1/4 c
chocolate (i used left over chocolate candies, otherwise just a break a bar down until you have about ½ cup)
1 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsp
canola oil
1/2 c
white sugar
1/2 c
dark brown sugar
2
eggs
1/4 c
strawberry jam (recipe as follows)
1 c
flour
1/4 c
dark chocolate chips
1/4 c
dried cranberries

HOMEMADE STRAWBERRY JAM:

1/2 c
fresh or frozen strawberries
3 Tbsp
sugar, divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small saucepan, boil down strawberries and 2 tablespoons of sugar for homemade jam. This will take about 8-10 minutes. Once the fruit has boiled down and thickened remove at once and transfer to a glass bowl. Stir in one more tablespoon of sugar and set aside to cool down completely.
2
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Line an 8-inch glass dish with parchment paper coming up the sides. Butter the parchment paper and set aside.
3
In a small bowl, melt down chocolate and butter. Once melted stir in canola oil and sugars. If the mixture is still hot, let it sit for a few minutes to cool a bit before adding the eggs.
4
Add eggs, stirring after each. Add homemade jam and flour. Fold in chocolate chips and cranberries.
5
Pour batter into lined baking dish and bake for about 25 minutes.
6
Lift brownies out of baking dish immediately and transfer to a wire rack to let cool completely before slicing.

If desired, serve with a dollop of whipped cream and a cup of coffee.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Collection: Chocolate...
Other Tag: Quick & Easy