Red Velvet Tuxedo Brownies
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Red Velvet Tuxedo Brownies

A decadent, red velvet brownie all decked out with rich, chocolate satin frosting and sprinkles of dark European chocolate.
Cook Time24 mins
Author: Kim Lange

Ingredients

Red Velvet Brownies

  • 1 box red velvet cake mix
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup almond milk or milk

Tuxedo Chocolate Satin Frosting

  • 1 - 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/4 cup almond milk or milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Chocolate Sprinkles

  • 1/4 cup good quality dark chocolate I used Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate, chopped for sprinkling

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 8x8 or 9x9 inch pan with non-stick spray .

Red Velvet Brownies

  • Pour cake mix in a large bowl and mix in the oil and egg using mixer. Then add the milk slowly just until the batter is combined. The batter will be very thick.
  • Drop batter in prepared pan and spread out using a spoon or use your finger tips and press down evenly and bake for 24-26 minutes.
  • Let cool for at least 60 minutes before preparing to serve. The gooey center needs to set to get that perfect, decadent brownie texture.

Tuxedo Chocolate Satin Frosting

  • In a small bowl, sift together the confectioners' sugar and cocoa powder.
  • In another bowl, cream butter with mixer, then add milk and vanilla.
  • Add in the confectioners' sugar/cocoa powder mixture and beat until smooth and free of lumps.
  • Frost brownies, then sprinkle with good quality dark chocolate bits.
  • Place brownies in refrigerator, covered until ready to cut and serve.
  • Store remaining brownies in airtight container in refrigerator.