Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Will you be making a sweet treat for someone you love? Red Velvet Brownies with Cream Cheese Frosting may be the most decadent treat on earth!
This is such a great recipe because it begins with 2 boxed mixes so there is very little measuring required!
Just mix by hand and pop them in the oven.
Let the brownies cool completely before slathering with rich cream cheese frosting.
I like to sprinkle the tops of my Red Velvet Brownies with a tiny bit of unsweetened coco, to hint that there is chocolate here! Make a batch today, your Lovies will be so happy!
Red Velvet Brownies
1 package family size dark chocolate brownie mix
1 package yellow cake mix
1 ½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons buttermilk
¾ cup canola oil
2 teaspoons vanilla
1-ounce red food coloring, I used Wilton
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl mix all wet ingredients including red coloring until well blended. Place both brownie and cake mix in a large bowl and whisk until mixed well, add chocolate chips. Add wet ingredients to dry and stir until no lumps remain. Spread batter into a greased 8×11 glass baking dish. Bake for 50-58 minutes until edges are beginning to brown. Let brownies cool completely before frosting.
1 8-ounce package cream cheese at room temperature
2 tablespoons butter at room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 cups powdered sugar
Using a hand mixer combine butter, cream cheese and vanilla and mix well. Add sugar slowly until all is combined. Frost cooled brownies.
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