Red Velvet Brownies

Red Velvet Brownies
These decadent bite-sized treats are made with Co-op Fairtrade dark chocolate.
Serves 25  / 
Prep 15 mins  / 
Cook 15 mins


100g Co-op unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing
2 x 135g bars Co-op Fairtrade dark chocolate, broken up
2 tsp vanilla extract
100g caster sugar
4 tsp red food colouring
2 Co-op British eggs
100g Co-op self raising flour
Crème fraÎche to serve (optional)


Preheat the oven to 180ºC/fan 160ºC/Gas 4
Grease and line the base of a 20cm square baking tin
Melt the chocolate with the butter and vanilla extract in a heatproof bowl over a pan of gently simmering water, making sure the bowl doesn’t touch the water
Remove from the heat, add the sugar and food colouring and stir until dissolved
Add the eggs and whisk together
Mix in the flour, pour into the tin and bake for 15 mins
Remove from the oven and leave to cool
Turn out, then cut into 25 squares
Serve with a dollop of crème fraÎche, if you like