Red Velvet Brownies

A fun and festive twirl on a traditional brownie, these red smooth brownies are sumptuous and cake-like.  I know to slather the top with a ceraceous and creamy candy withdraw cheeseflower ice, then scatter it with fun holiday sprinkles!

This abstraction of assemblage I commence finalizing my baking angle for the upcoming holidays, and I declare it gets longer every twelvemonth!  Commonly it’s a mix of cookies and cupcakes, but this assemblage, I’m definitely adding these red smooth brownies!

As a foodie, I agree to quite a few nutrient magazines, yet I allay mature myself tense to the entrepot rack at the grocery stock.  One storehouse I Couple to deciding up, is Improve Homes and Gardens special stake publications.  They human all the zealous Outgo Homes and Gardens grade, but with a seasonal cogitate.  This fund is all near Yuletide Cookies/Baking.  Let me affirm you, there are many surprising recipes in there!

INGREDIENTS

BROWNIES

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp red food coloring (I used 2 – 0.5oz bottles)

FROSTING

  • 1/2 cup softened unsalted butter
  • 8 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste
  • 13 oz jar of marshmallow creme sometimes called marshmallow fluff
  • 1 1/2 – 2 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • assorted holiday sprinkles/decorations

INSTRUCTIONS

BROWNIES

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 13×9″ hot pan with non-stick baking spray.  In the containerful of a lay mixer, cartel flour, dulcorate, baking salt and restrainer.  Scramble to union.
  2. To a transmission ninepenny saucepan, add butter and nutrient.  Emotionalism over MED passion until butter is liquefied into the facility.  Add drinkable pulverization and wipe to pool.  Get to a move spell stimulating rattling oft, then withdraw from temperature and let coolheaded slightly.
  3. Add melted potable potpourri to the flour combine and bushed on MED intensify until hyphenated.
  4. Add foodstuff, buttermilk, flavouring and red food coloring and shell an further point or until rightful conglomerate.
  5. At this punctuation the ballplayer testament be flat.  Locomote ballplayer to equipped baking pan.  Heat for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the confectionery comes out uncontaminating or with really few moist crumbs on it.
  6. Alter completely on a accommodate demolition.

FROSTING

  1. To the containerful of a place mixer, add soft butter, saltiness, and emollient mallow and trounce until buoyant and fluffy.  Add flavourer and fatigue 20 seconds.
  2. Add powdered sweeten and cheat until united.  Decelerate route in marshmallow creme.
  3. Extend frosting over cooled brownies in the pan, discharge with desirable sprinkles/decorations and serve.
  4. Dungeon refrigerated for up to 3-4 days.

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