Black Forest Brownies Recipe

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Black Forest Brownies

Debra Schweikert

By
@Schweik

These were a big hit at the last potluck. It's a different twist on the usual brownies.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, melted
1 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
2
eggs
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
chopped maraschino cherries
1/3 c
dark cocoa

BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

3 Tbsp
butter (softened)
3 Tbsp
dark cocoa
1 Tbsp
light karo
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
confectioners' sugar
1-2 Tbsp
milk

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2Grease square 9x9 pan.
3In a large mixing bowl, whisk together melted butter, sugar and vanilla.
4Add eggs and blend well.
5Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt, and gradually blend into egg mixture.
6Stir in cherries.
7Spread into prepared pan and bake 20-25 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool.
8To make buttercream frosting, in a small mixing bowl, cream butter, cocoa, Karo, and vanilla.
9Add confectioners' sugar and milk; beat to spreading consistency. Frost the brownies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Hashtags: #cocoa, #cherries