Red velvet brownie bars

    1 hour 30 min

    A red velvet brownie with a cookie dough base. The dark red-brown colour comes from chocolate combined with red food colouring.


    Cheshire, England, UK
    7 people made this

    Makes: 16 brownies

    • For the base
    • 100g soft brown sugar
    • 125g plain flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
    • 120g butter or margarine
    • For the brownie
    • 110g butter or margarine
    • 100g chocolate
    • 2 eggs
    • 200g dark brown soft sugar
    • 1 teaspoon almond extract
    • 2 teaspoons red food colouring
    • 100g plain flour

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. In a large bowl combine all the ingredients for the base until dough forms. Press evenly into the bottom of a rectangular dish.
    2. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
    3. Meanwhile, for the brownie, melt the 110g butter or margarine with the chocolate and stir so it is smooth. In a separate large bowl, mix together eggs, sugar, almond extract and red colouring until smooth, then add in chocolate mixture and stir well.
    4. Sieve in the 100g plain flour and mix until combined fully. Pour on top of base.
    5. Bake until a skewer inserted near the centre of the brownie comes out clean, 40 to 50 minutes.

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    This recipe was super easy to make and tasted amazing when I had done it. Thank you! x  -  05 Jul 2015