McCain Red Velvet Brownies
McCain Red Velvet Brownies

Ingredients

300g McCain Diced Beetroot, cooked from frozen and cooled
200g milk chocolate
100g butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
225g castor sugar
3 large eggs
100g self-raising flour
Pinch salt
20g cocoa powder
1 tsp red food colouring (optional)
100g white chocolate, chopped (optional)
50g walnuts, chopped (optional)
Cream cheese frosting
65g Cream cheese
60g Butter
250g Icing sugar
½ tsp Vanilla extract
Pinch salt

 

Directions

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Servings: 9 -12

 

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

  1. Line a 20 cm square tin with grease proof or baking paper.
  2. Blitz the cooled McCain Diced Beetroot until smooth, set aside.
  3. Melt the chocolate and butter in a mixing bowl and stir until melted and runny.
    Add the eggs, vanilla, sugar and mix until well combined, then add the beetroot puree and mix to combine.
  4. Add the flour, salt and cocoa powder, followed by the white chocolate and walnuts (if using). Stir until just combined and then spoon into the prepared tin.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until set, they should be firm in the middle. Leave to cool.
  6. To make the cream cheese icing:
    Beat the butter and cream cheese together until creamy. Add vanilla extract and salt and stir until well combined. With mixer on low, gradually add icing sugar until completely combined.

 

To assemble:
Coat the Red Velvet Brownies with the icing, allow to set in the fridge before slicing into squares and enjoy!

 

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