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Chocolate Covered Cherry Brownies

Chocolate Covered Cherry Brownies are amazing! These homemade brownies are moist, super chocolaty, gooey, and fudgy filled with chocolate chips and delightful chocolate covered cherry cordial middles.

Satisfy your chocolate cravings with this ultra indulgent dessert! This recipe is downsized and makes a small batch of just 4 brownies, perfect for a small dinner party, family of four, Valentine’s Day, or a romantic dessert for two for 2 nights in a row!

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Cherry Chocolate Brownies

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How to make Cherry Cordial Brownies

Preheat the oven to 350 F.

In the bowl of a stand mixer or other medium bowl, combine the cocoa, baking soda, melted butter, and the very hot water. Stir until mixed together.

With the mixer on the lowest speed add in the order listed: sugar, egg, vanilla, flour, and salt. Mix until combined.

Gently fold in the chocolate chips just until combined.

Coat a 6 x 6-inch cake pan with non-stick cooking spray. Click here for a 6 x 6-inch cake pan.

Cut a piece of parchment paper into a 6 x 12-inch rectangle. Place it inside the cake pan and press down to make a parchment sling for lifting the brownies out after baking.

a 6 x 6 cake pan lined with parchment paper and sprayed with non-stick spray

Coat the parchment sling and cake pan generously with more non-stick cooking spray.

Pour the brownie batter mixture into the cake pan.

Press four cherry cordials upside down into the batter in an equal square pattern. Press each to rest on the bottom.

a cake pan filled with brownie batter and 4 upside-down chocolate covered cherries
Cherry Chocolate Brownies

Bake for 30 to 35 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.

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cordial Brownies in a pan and one on a plate
Chocolate Covered Cherry Cordial Brownies Small Batch

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Chocolate Covered Cherry Cordial Brownies

Chocolate Covered Cherry Brownies

Chocolate Covered Cherry Brownies are amazing! These homemade brownies are super chocolaty, gooey, and fudgy filled with chocolate chips and delightful chocolate covered cherry cordial middles.
4.50 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Brownies
Calories 477 kcal

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 Tablespoons melted butter
  • cup water (very hot)
  • cup sugar
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup flour
  • teaspoon salt
  • cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 4 chocolate covered cherries

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C).
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer or other medium bowl, combine the cocoa, baking soda, melted butter, and the very hot water. Stir until mixed together.
  • With the mixer on the lowest speed add in order listed: sugar, egg, vanilla, flour, and salt. Mix until combined.
  • Gently fold in the chocolate chips just until combined.
  • Coat a 6 x 6 inch cake pan with non-stick cooking spray. Click for a 6 x 6 cake pan.
  • Cut a piece of parchment paper into a 6 x 12 inch rectangle. Place it inside the cake pan and press down to make a parchment sling for lifting the brownies out after baking.
  • Coat the parchment sling and cake pan generously with more non-stick cooking spray.
  • Pour the brownie batter mixture into the cake pan.
  • Press four cherry cordials upside down into the batter in an equal square pattern. Press each to rest on the bottom.
  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides. It is done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Calories: 477kcalCarbohydrates: 56gProtein: 5gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 216mgPotassium: 203mgFiber: 4gSugar: 39gVitamin A: 417IUCalcium: 29mgIron: 3mg
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