The chocolate brownie is an irresistible, tasty snack that just melts in your mouth . However, chocolate cherry brownies mix up the taste and allow for one to enjoy the sweetness of the cherry mixed with dark chocolate. Here are some of the best recipes on cherry brownies to help you make this great dessert.
Roasted cherry brownies are easy to make and taste great as well. If you would like to make cherry brownies, Here's what you will need.
• 2 cups of cherries, preferably fresh. The cherries should be pitted and halved.
• 3 large eggs
• 2 ounces of unsweetened chocolate; 5 ounces of bittersweet chocolate, both of which should be chopped.
• 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder
• 1 cup of all-purpose flour
• 1 1/4 cups of sugar
• About two teaspoons of vanilla extract
• 8 tablespoons of unsalted butter; 1/2 teaspoon of salt
The directions for making this recipe of cherry brownies are as follows. Start by preheating the oven to about 450 F. Proceed to combine the cherries with about two tablespoons of sugar and toss well in a roasting pan. You should then roast the cherries for about ten minutes. After the cherries have saturated to release their juices, reduce the oven temperature to about 350 F.
Melt the chocolate together with the butter while stirring until a smooth mixture is the result. Proceed to add the skimmed cocoa powder and whisk the mixture until it is smooth. Leave for a while to allow for cooling.
The next step involves whisking the eggs, the remaining sugar as well as the vanilla and salt together in a medium-sized bowl for about 15 seconds. Proceed to add the chocolate mixture slowly while whisking until all the chocolate is incorporated into the mixture. Add the flour, then add the roasted cherries. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake for about 35 minutes. After the baking is done, set the pan aside to cool for about 2 hours after which you may cut the brownies to size. You can now have your first taste of roasted cherry brownies.
Another cherry brownie recipe is the chocolate chunk cherry brownies recipe. In terms of ingredients, you will need all of the ingredients used in the previous recipe. However, you will also need 3/4 teaspoon baking powder and red wine. The red wine, in this case, is used for macerating the cherries. This is achieved by pouring about 3/4 cup of wine over the cherries and leaving the cherries on the counter while you prep your oven. However, for best results, you should macerate the cherries for about two hours.
Preparation in this case begins by draining the cherries, melting the butter and adding the sugar to the melted butter while stirring with medium heat to allow for the formation of a brittle shiny crust mixture.
To this mixture, you will add salt, vanilla, cocoa, baking powder as well as 3 tablespoons of red wine drained from the soaking cherries. Beat the eggs lightly in a bowl till smooth, add the chocolates after which you will add the cherries.
Place the mixture in the baking pan and bake for about 30 minutes. Allow to cool and then cut the cherry brownies to the appropriate size. This recipe should make about 18 large cherry brownies.