Black Forest Brownies

Black Forest Brownies Recipe

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Debra Schweikert

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@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

How to Make Black Forest Brownies

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.

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About Black Forest Brownies

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