Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Cherry-Cabernet Brownies

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Directions

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  • In a small saucepan combine cherries and wine. Bring just to boiling; remove from heat. Set aside. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending the foil over the edges of the pan. Grease and flour foil; set pan aside.

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  • In a medium saucepan heat and stir butter and unsweetened chocolate over low heat until melted and smooth. Whisk in sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, whisking well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. In a small bowl stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; stir into chocolate mixture until combined. Stir in undrained cherries.

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  • Spread the batter evenly in the prepared pan. Bake about 30 minutes or until sides begin to pull away from pan. Cool in pan on a wire rack.

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  • Pour Red Wine Ganache over cooled brownies, spreading evenly. Let stand about 2 hours or until set. Use the foil to lift the uncut brownies out of the pan and onto a cutting board. Cut into bars.

To Store:

Place frosted brownies in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts (Cherry-Cabernet Brownies)

158 calories; 8 g total fat; 5 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 28 mg cholesterol; 82 mg sodium. 67 mg potassium; 21 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 16 g sugar; 2 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 243 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 8 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 20 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Red Wine Ganache

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  • In a heavy small saucepan combine chocolate, butter, and red wine. Heat and stir over low heat until melted and smooth.

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Reviews (1)

8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: Unrated
02/10/2013
I think this is one of the best brownies I ever made (I make alot of brownies) Don't be scared off by the wine. Even though I am a wine drinker which is why I made these, you really did not get much of a wine flavor. The wine just balanced it all to give a good chocolate flavor. I did serve this to my husband for Valentine treat with a glass of Red Blend wine and a Chocolate covered strawberry on the side.