Valentine’s Red Velvet Brownies

Emma

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Valentines Red Velvet Brownies

Indulge in the ultimate romantic treat with these Valentine’s Red Velvet Brownies.

Perfectly blending the richness of red velvet with the creamy decadence of cheesecake, these brownies are a delightful surprise for your loved one on Valentine’s Day or any special occasion.

Craving more Valentine’s delights? Check out our easy and adorable Valentine Swirl Cookies for a perfect pairing!

Valentine’s Red Velvet Brownies Ingredients

Brownie Layer:

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon liquid food coloring (half for gel)
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour

Cheesecake Layer:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Valentines Red Velvet Brownies recipe

Directions

  1. Preheat Oven: Heat your oven to 350 degrees. Grease or line an 8Ă—8 inch baking pan.
  2. Brownie Batter: Melt butter and mix in sugar, vanilla, cocoa powder, salt, food coloring, and vinegar. Add eggs and flour.
  3. Cheesecake Mixture: Blend cream cheese, sugar, egg, and vanilla until smooth.
  4. Layering: Pour brownie batter into the pan, save some for topping. Add cheesecake mixture and dollops of remaining brownie batter. Sprinkle chocolate chips.
  5. Create Swirls: Use a knife to swirl the batter.
  6. Bake: Cook for 25-30 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Cool: Allow cooling before slicing.

Notes

  • Room Temperature Ingredients: Ensure eggs and cream cheese are at room temperature.
  • Adjust Food Coloring: Use less if using gel food coloring.
  • Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days or refrigerate for up to a week.

Nutrition

Per Serving: 288 calories, 31g carbs, 4g protein, 17g fat, 1g fiber, 23g sugar, 88mg cholesterol, 129mg sodium.

FAQs

  • Can I Make These Gluten-Free? Yes, use gluten-free flour.
  • How Long Do They Last? They stay fresh for 3 days at room temperature or a week in the fridge.
  • Can I Freeze Them? Absolutely, they freeze well.
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Valentines Red Velvet Brownies

Valentine’s Red Velvet Brownies

Indulge in these Valentine’s Red Velvet Brownies, a perfect blend of rich, chocolatey flavor and creamy cheesecake.

  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12 brownies 1x

Ingredients

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For the Brownie Layer:

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon liquid food coloring (half if using gel)
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour

For the Cheesecake Layer:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease or line an 8Ă—8 inch baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl, melt butter. Whisk in sugar, vanilla, cocoa powder, salt, food coloring, and vinegar. Add eggs and flour, mixing until just combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, blend cream cheese, sugar, egg, and vanilla until smooth.
  4. Pour brownie batter into the pan, reserving a small amount for topping. Spoon cheesecake mixture on top, then add dollops of the remaining brownie batter. Sprinkle with chocolate chips.
  5. Use a knife to create swirls in the batter.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Allow to cool before slicing.

Notes

  • Ingredients like eggs and cream cheese work best at room temperature.
  • If using gel food coloring, start with a smaller amount and adjust for color.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days or refrigerate for up to 1 week.
  • Author: Emma
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 brownie
  • Calories: 288 kcal
  • Sugar: 23g
  • Sodium: 129mg
  • Fat: 17g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 6g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 31g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 88mg

Keywords: Red Velvet, Cheesecake, Brownies, Valentine’s Day

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