Red Velvet Brownies

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching!… So quick, in fact, that I almost forgot about it. Oops. Thankfully, my good friend Mandey from MamaMandolen.com reminded me and even suggested we do some collaboration. Well, collaborating is what we did! I’d say we’re a great team, as we created an awesome Valentine’s spread with my baking and her craftiness. I decided to make some red velvet brownies, nothing says love like red and chocolate. 🙂
Red velvet brownies

Ingredients for 9″x13″ baking pan:
• 2/3 cup vegetable oil
• 2 cups white sugar
• 2 tsp. vanilla extract
• 4 eggs
• 1 cup flour
• 1/2 tsp. baking powder
• 1/2 tsp. salt
• 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
• 2 tsp. white vinegar
• 1 tbs. red food coloring (if desired)
• 1 bag of dark chocolate chips

Preheat the oven to 350F.
Beat the vegetable oil and sugar on medium speed for about a minute.
Mixing vegetable oil and sugar
Add the vanilla extract and eggs to the sugar mixture, one at a time until smooth.
Veg. oil, sugar, vanilla extract and eggs.
In a separate bowl, combine all of the dry ingredients (flour, baking powered, salt, coca powder).
Dry ingredients.
Slowly beat the dry ingredients into the sugar mixture until all is well blended.
Mix the vinegar and red food coloring in a small dish and pour into the brownie mixture and blend well.
Ready for the Red!
Add some chocolate chips and/or nuts and stir until well combined.
Pour the brownie mixture into a greased 9″x13″ baking pan and place in the oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the edges start to pull away from the pan.
All set to bake.
Out will come a moist brownie with a crumbly top crust.
All done!
Mandey was sweet enough to let me use her beautiful home for a backdrop and she decorated the table and brownies with tons of adorable handmade Valentine goodies. She even included some pink milk! If you’d like to learn more about Mandey’s crafts, home, beautiful twin boys and more, you won’t be disappointed in checking out her blog, MamaMandolin.com!
Nice Valentine's Day setup.
Serve with pink milk!

6 thoughts on “Red Velvet Brownies

  1. Rilla Z says:

    I really want to try this brownie recipe! It looks fantastic. I like using butter in place of oil in my homemade sweets, but oil makes brownies so much fudgier. (Yes, fudgier should be a word. :P)

  2. Middle of the Kitchen says:

    I’m gonna try these for a party this week! Same recipe, just adding a cream cheese frosting…can you say yummmm!

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