These Brownies are DELISH!!!!
I know the picture is not that great but, believe me when I say they are yummy.
You can top this with white chocolate curls which make them look divine however, I was in a rush when I made these for a Christmas party so the curls were left for another day.
I also doubled the recipe and used a 9 X 13 X 2 inch cake pan. My thought is if you are going to make brownies why use an 8 or 9 inch pan. That just doesn't make a sufficient amount of brownie to go around.
This is the original recipe before I doubled it.
1 4 oz. bittersweet chocolate baking bar, chopped
3/4 cup butter
2 cups sugar
4 large eggs
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 ( 1 oz. ) bottle red liquid food coloring (Have fun finding this at the store during the Christmas Holiday or for Valentines Day! In other words buy some now.)
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/8 tsp. salt
small batch cream cheese frosting
Garnish: white chocolate curls
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line bottom and sides of a 9 inch square pan with aluminum foil, allowing 2 to 3 inches to extend over sides; lightly grease foil. I didn't do this. I buttered the bottom and sides of the pan and left it at that. They turned out fine. (Remember I was in a rush.)
2. Microwave chocolate and butter in a large microwave - safe bowl at high 1 to 2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring at 30 second intervals. Whisk in sugar. Add eggs, 1 at a time, whisking just until blended after each addition. Gently stir in flour and next 4 ingredients. Pour mixture into prepared pan.
3. Bake at 350 degrees for 44 to 48 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out with a few moist crumbs. cool completely on a wire rack (about 2 hrs.)
4. Lift brownies from pan, using foil sides as handles, gently remove foil....
Or just leave them in your baking dish like I did.
Spread with Cream Cheese Frosting.
Small - Batch Cream Cheese Frosting
Remember I doubled this recipe.
1 (80z.) package cream cheese, softened
3 TBS. butter, softened
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until blended. Stir in vanilla