German Dark Chocolate Fudge Brownies with Black Cherry Preserves

Brandy Bender




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24 Brownies
5 Min
20 Min


  • 3 pkg
    german dark chocolate 3 1/2 ounces each (e.g. vivani or ritter sport)
  • 1/4 c
    german black cherry preserves (e.g. zentis)
  • 3 Tbsp
    german spiced apple butter (e.g. grafschafter)
  • 2 Tbsp
    german acacia honey (e.g. langnese)
  • 1 large
  • 2 large
    egg whites
  • 1 tsp
    fine sea salt
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose, unbleached flour
  • 1/4 c
    walnuts, chopped (optional)

How to Make German Dark Chocolate Fudge Brownies with Black Cherry Preserves


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Break or cut chocolate into 1-inch pieces and place in heatproof bowl. Gently melt chocolate in double boiler. Remove from heat; set aside.
  3. Coat an 8-inch square non-stick baking pan with cooking spray; set aside. In large bowl combine preserves, apple butter, honey, eggs, egg whites, salt and vanilla extract. Whisk to thoroughly combine. Whisk in flour until smooth.
  4. Slowly pour melted chocolate into batter, whisking continuously. Spread batter in pan. Sprinkle with walnuts.
  5. Bake 20 minutes or until springy to the touch. Cool on rack. Cut into 24 bars.

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