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Red velvet brownies

Red velvet brownies


These decadent bite-sized treats are made with Co-op Fairtrade dark chocolate

  • Feeds 25 Feeds 25
  • Ready in 30 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    464kj 111kcal
  • Fat
    High 9%
  • Saturates
    High 18%
  • Sugar
    High 9%
  • Salt
    Med 9%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 12g


  • 100g Co-op unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 2 x 135g bars Co-op Fairtrade dark chocolate, broken up
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 4 tsp red food colouring
  • 2 Co-op British eggs
  • 100g Co-op self raising flour
  • Crème fraÎche to serve (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC/fan 160ºC/Gas 4
  2. Grease and line the base of a 20cm square baking tin
  3. Melt the chocolate with the butter and vanilla extract in a heatproof bowl over a pan of gently simmering water, making sure the bowl doesn’t touch the water
  4. Remove from the heat, add the sugar and food colouring and stir until dissolved
  5. Add the eggs and whisk together
  6. Mix in the flour, pour into the tin and bake for 15 mins
  7. Remove from the oven and leave to cool
  8. Turn out, then cut into 25 squares
  9. Serve with a dollop of crème fraÎche, if you like