RED VELVET BROWNIES WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

INGREDIENTS

1 (4-oz.) bittersweet chocolate baking bar, chopped
¾ cup butter
2 cups sugar
4 large eggs
1½ cups all-purpose flour
1 (1-oz.) bottle red liquid food coloring
1½ teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Cream Cheese Frosting:
1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
3 tablespoons butter, softened
1½ cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9×9 or 7×11 inch pan with aluminum foil allowing 2 inches to hang over the sides. Lightly grease.

In a microwave safe bowl melt the chocolate and butter stirring after 30 seconds each time being careful not to burn the chocolate. Whisk in the sugar and add the eggs one at a time until blended. Add the flour, red food coloring, baking powder, and vanilla. Stir until fully incorporated.

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Pour into the bottom of your prepared baking pan and bake for 40-44 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean with moist crumbs. Cool completely.

TO make the cream cheese frosting: 
Beat together the cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add the powdered sugar and vanilla and continue to beat until creamy. Frost the cooled brownies.

NOTES
Slightly adapted from My Recipes
Source : https://therecipecritic.com/red-velvet-brownies-with-cream-cheese-frosting/