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Brownies with Raspberry Sauce

These fudgy Brownies with Raspberry Sauce and Chocolate Ganache are amazing! They are super chocolaty, light, and fluffy with a cake-like texture and topped with a fresh raspberry sauce and smooth, creamy chocolate ganache.

Why I love this recipe

This recipe is a small batch and makes 4 brownies, perfect for a small dinner party, a family of four, Valentine’s Day, or a romantic dessert for two 2 nights in a row!

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Brownies with Raspberry Sauce and Chocolate Ganache on a plate.
Brownies with Raspberry Sauce on a plate.

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Ingredients

(amounts are listed in the recipe card at the bottom of the post)

cocoa powder

baking soda

egg

butter

vanilla extract

flour

salt

fresh raspberries

sugar

cornstarch

semisweet chocolate chips

heavy whipping cream

Substitutions

Try using blueberries or strawberries instead of raspberries.

Equipment used for this recipe

How to make Brownies with Chocolate Ganache

Step 1 – Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 – In the bowl of a stand mixer (or other medium bowl and electric mixer), combine cocoa, baking soda, 2 tablespoons melted butter, and 1/8 cup very hot water. Stir until mixed together.

Step 3 – With the mixer on the lowest speed add in the order listed: 2/3 cup sugar, slightly beaten egg, 2 tablespoons melted butter, vanilla, flour, and salt. Mix until combined. Then, fold in 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips.

brownie batter mixed in a bowl.

Step 4 – Pour the brownie batter into a small 6 x 6 buttered cake pan. Bake for 30 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from the sides. It is done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.

brownie batter in a buttered cake pan.

Step 5 – While the brownies are cooling make the sauce.  In a small saucepan combine the raspberries, 2 teaspoons sugar, cornstarch, and 1/8 cup water. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes until the sauce thickens. Allow the sauce to cool slightly.

raspberry sauce cooking in a pan.

Step 6 – While the raspberry sauce is cooling make the chocolate ganache. In a small saucepan combine 2/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips and heavy cream over low heat. Stir constantly until the ganache is smooth and creamy.

chocolate ganache cooking in a pan.

Step 7 – Pour or drizzle the smooth chocolate ganache over the top of the cooled brownies. Top with the raspberry sauce evenly over brownies. Use a toothpick or butter knife and gently swirl the ganache and raspberry sauce together. Garnish with fresh raspberries if desired. Serve and enjoy!

4 brownies with raspberry sauce and chocolate ganache on a platter.
Brownies with Raspberry Sauce on a plate.

Pro Tips

You can also mix the raspberry sauce into the brownie batter before pouring it into the buttered pan.

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for 4-5 days.

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Yield: 4 Brownies

Brownies with Raspberry Sauce

4 brownies with raspberry sauce and chocolate ganache on a platter.

These decadent Brownies with Raspberry Sauce and Chocolate Ganache are super chocolaty, light, and fluffy with a cake-like texture and topped with a fresh raspberry sauce and smooth, creamy chocolate ganache.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

For the Brownies:

  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 Tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/8 cup boiling water

Add in the order listed:

  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg (slightly beaten)
  • 2 Tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips

For the Raspberry Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries (slice each in half)
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/8 cup water

For the Chocolate Ganache:

  • 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer (or other medium bowl and hand mixer), combine cocoa, baking soda, 2 tablespoons melted butter, and 1/8 cup very hot water. Stir until mixed together.
  3. With the mixer on lowest speed add in the order listed: 2/3 cup sugar, egg, 2 tablespoons melted butter, vanilla, flour, and salt. Mix until combined. Fold in 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips.
  4. Pour the chocolate mixture into a 6x6 buttered cake pan and bake for 30 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from the sides. It is done when a toothpick inserted in the center of the brownies comes out clean. Cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.
  5. While brownies are cooling make raspberry sauce. In a small saucepan combine raspberries, 2 teaspoons sugar, cornstarch, and 1/8 cup water. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes until the sauce thickens. Allow the sauce to cool slightly.
  6. While raspberry sauce is cooling make chocolate ganache. In a small saucepan combine 2/3 cup chocolate chips and heavy cream over low heat. Stir constantly until the ganache is smooth and creamy.
  7. Pour the melted chocolate ganache over the top of brownies and spread evenly. Top with raspberry sauce spreading evenly over brownies. Use a toothpick or butter knife and gently swirl the ganache and raspberry sauce together. Garnish with fresh raspberries if desired. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

  • You can also mix the raspberry sauce into the brownie batter before pouring it into the buttered pan.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for 4-5 days.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 623Total Fat: 34gSaturated Fat: 20gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 99mgSodium: 222mgCarbohydrates: 82gFiber: 5gSugar: 61gProtein: 7g

Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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