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Red Velvet Brownies

Rated as 4.73 out of 5 Stars

"Spicy, fudgy brownies with red hue. Awesome with cream cheese icing."
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1 h servings 126
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen brownies)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, ground red pepper, and salt together in a bowl.
  3. Beat sugar, sour cream, butter, eggs, red food coloring, and vanilla together in a bowl. Add flour mixture to sour cream mixture and stir to combine. Pour batter into prepared baking dish.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with fudgy crumbs, 30 to 35 minutes. Cool in the pan before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 126 calories; 3.9 22.9 1.9 23 67 Full nutrition

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Quick and easy. Cut the recipe in half since the whole recipe would have been too much. Added chopped walnuts, which I will not do again. Maybe my walnuts were old! Like that there was little fa...

these were amazing. i did make a couple of minor tweaks, such as adding a teaspoon of ground ginger to complement the red pepper (i used cayenne, it was all i had), and adding pecans because my...

Easy to prepare, pretty to look at and tasty as well. Cake like texture rather then a gooey brownie. I replaced the sour cream with yogurt the only change I made. The batter was so thick it was ...

These came out delicious! Very soft and gooey, just the way I like it. The only changes I made were that I didn't add in the red pepper and I swirled cream cheese frosting on top (which I totall...

Everything I wanted in a brownie this evening. Fudgy, tangy and a little spice. With the great crisp on top that makes a brownie a brownie instead of a cake.

Ours turned out a little dry, but that could have been due to being a little short on butter and/or having an old gas oven. So I'm giving the 5 star based on the flavor. We nixed the food color...

The ultimate brownie. Texture and taste altho I had to add 10 minutes in my gas oven. But the result was just perfect. Empty tray, people picking at crumbs.

They were pretty good. The red pepper was unique with a little after bite. Didn't have any red food coloring, but I don't think that would have effected the taste. Got them between cake like and...

WOW BEST BROWNIES I EVER MADE A+ FOR THIS RECIPE HONESTLY I literally made it with my 9 year old cousin and it was one of the best brownies I have ever tasted