Red wine & dark chocolate combine to form the perfect marriage in brownie form. These fudgy, decadent brownies are the perfect way to celebrate Valentine's Day!
It’s the week before Valentine’s Day, which means I’m sharing a last minute treat to enjoy with your significant other or group of girlfriends!
I’m excited because Valentine’s Day falls on a day where Colin doesn’t have night class. This means we’re actually going out to dinner to celebrate! We’re going to State Street Grill in Clarks Summit, which is a super nice little restaurant with an awesome menu & gorgeous patio to eat on in the summer months.
As I’ve said before, I love Valentine’s Day for the chance to go out to a nice dinner, order dessert, & just have a nice evening out with Colin. Nothing fancy. But I also love to make a couple homemade treats for the week of so we have a little something special to snack on.
I love wine & I love dark chocolate. So I decided to take the two & combine them in the best way possible…brownies! I’ve seen recipes on Pinterest where people just sub out the water in a box brownie mix with wine, which is pretty genius if you ask me! Box brownies are delicious, but once you’ve made brownies from scratch you’ll never want to go back.
A few years ago I found a recipe for a super simple brownie recipe where you can mix up the dry ingredients, put them in a Ziploc bag to store, & just add the wet ingredients when that brownie craving hits. It’s like the homemade version of box brownies! Yay!
So my Red Wine Brownie recipe I’m sharing today just keeps getting better & better. We combined 2 amazing ingredients – wine & chocolate, you can store the dry ingredients for quick, homemade brownies any day of the week, andddddd they’re topped with a red wine-chocolate ganache!
These past couple weeks have been kind of indulgent here on the blog, but I love keeping it real & sharing things I love to make for special occasions with all of you! And we can totally convince ourselves that these brownies are nutritious for us because they’re packed with antioxidants, right?! Hello, red wine & dark chocolate! Maybe not…but they taste freaking amazing & all foods fit!
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Red Wine Brownies
Makes 12-16 brownies
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