Craving: Red Velvet Brownies - freutcake. This weekend I temporarily lost my baking mojo.
I burnt a batch of caramel, ruined shortbread and my pizza dough was a disaster. What was happening? Why did my favorite past time turn on me? …Sunday night rolled around and I felt the need to redeem myself with one last recipe for Red Velvet Cream Cheese brownies. I crossed my fingers, said a little prayer and made a batch. Photo by Freutcake Red Velvet Cream Cheese Brownies Red Velvet: 1 stick unsalted butter, (8 Tbsp) melted 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup cocoa powder Pinch salt 1 tablespoon red food coloring 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 2 eggs 3/4 cup all purpose flour Cream Cheese: 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Brownie layer: Add melted butter to a large bowl and add sugar, vanilla, cocoa powder, salt, food coloring, and vinegar, mixing after each addition. To store: wrap remaining brownies in saran wrap and keep in fridge. Grasshopper Brownie Bars. For the brownie base: 3/4 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon dark unsweetened cocoa powder (like Valrhona) 5 ounces good quality dark chocolate (60 to 72%), coarsely chopped 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, cut into 1 inch cubes 3/4 cups sugar 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 3 large eggs, at room temperature 1 teaspoons vanilla extract For the buttercream: 3/4 cups sugar 2 tablespoons flour 3/4 cup milk 2 tablespoons heavy cream 1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) butter, softened but still cool, cut into small cubes 3 tablespoons creme de menthe 1 teaspoon peppermint extract For the chocolate glaze: 6 ounces good-quality dark chocolate (60 to 72%), coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon light corn syrup 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened, cut into cubes To make the brownie base: Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
Butter the sides and bottom of a glass or light-colored metal 9-by-13-inch pan. Line the bottom with a sheet of parchment paper, and butter the parchment. Nutella Brownies. Love Vermont Chocolate Fudge Brownies & I'll Have What She's... I’ve mentioned before that up until a few years ago my parents rented a cottage off Lake Memphremagog every summer.
It was a beautiful place. The cottage was right on the water, we would sit on the dock with a cup of coffee and enjoy the sights and sounds. To me there is nothing more soothing than the sound of water lapping the shore. Around the cottage there were woods and trails. Before 9/11 you could wander through the woods and accidentally end up in Canada. Since we stopped renting the cottage I’ve been to Vermont a handful of times. My mom and I drove down Sunday afternoon. Our original plan was to spend one day in Burlington and to spend another driving around Vermont. My favourite part of the trip took place Monday evening. “Take me home, country road…” It was a wonderful night and highlighted what I like most about Vermont: the people. We changed our plans to drive around because of the roads and bridges that are still washed out. Nutella Brownies Recipe - ThatsSoYummy.com.
What is it about Nutella that just puts everybody in a craze???
Last week, for all you Nutella fans, we celebrated Nutella Day where the entire blogosphere (or at least that’s what it felt like) joined together and enjoyed cans and cans of Nutella! So many recipes poured in from Nutella Lava Cakes to Nutella Bread. Yours truly decided to make Nutella Brownies. But these brownies were extra special because it was made in honor of ThatsSoYummy’s 1yr Blogiversary. I had promised you all some step-by-step photos of my Nutella Surprise… well here they are and trust me this one is one you DO NOT wanna miss out on! Oh yea make sure you have a TALL glass of cold milk next to you! Gather all of your ingredients together: Butter, Sugar, Vanilla Extract, Eggs, Flour, Cocoa Powder, Salt, Baking Powder, Nutella, and Chocolate Chips. Preheat oven to 350°F. On low heat, melt the butter sticks in a small pot. Then add the vanilla and sugar while stirring the mixture until well combined.
Enjoy! Brownie Batter.