Thursday, December 8, 2011

I Made Blue Velvet Brownies with White Chocolate Frosting

I found this recipe online.
It looked amazing. 
I had to try!
Except.. hers were for Red Velvet.

The Cake Part
3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
2 oz red food coloring (about 2 tbsp)
2 tsp pure vanilla extract, divided in two.
1/2 cup (8tbsp) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 large eggs, at room temperature
1 1/4 Cups all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt.

Step 1:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
Butter and flour an 8x8 baking pan

Step 2:
In a small bowl, stir together cocoa powder, food coloring,
and 1 tsp vanilla into a thick paste until
no clumps remain.

Step 3:
In a large bowl
Beat together flour and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time.
Then stir in remaining 1 tsp vanilla.

Step 4:
In a medium bowl
Mix together flour and salt

Step 5:
Mix cocoa mixture into butter mixture.
until uniform color.
Then mix in flour mixture slowly.
Don't overmix

Step 6:
Put into pan and bake for 30-40 minutes.
Until toothpick come out clean from center.

The Frosting
1/2 Cup Unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
4 oz white chocolate- melted
1-4 tbsp heavy cream

Step 1:
Cream butter until soft and fluffy
Beat in vanilla

Step 2:
Slowly add powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time.
Don't add next 1/2 cup until the past one is totally mixed in.
mix for 30 seconds

Step 3:
Add melted white chocolate
Make sure completely mixed.
Then add heavy cream in 1 tbsp at a time
Until desired consistency
(this was about 4 tbsp for me)

Step 4:
Frost Yo Brownies!!

Done!! Super Delicious. :)