12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

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DAY #8 BLACK FOREST MINI BROWNIES

Today I had great plans of getting some baking done and well, it didn’t happen till after lunch. At least I’m getting Day #8 up before the day is over! My husband asked me last night if I could make something with the jar of cherries I had bought and I said “no problem”. I wasn’t sure what to make and then I thought about how much I like black forest cake and thought I could do it as miniature brownies. I know, not much creativity on my part but it was easy and it turned out yummy. I mixed up homemade brownie mix and all I did was switch out the vanilla extract for almond extract. The brownies came out moist from the soured cherries and then I drizzled white chocolate on top. These were so simple and turned out delicious! I think I’m going to try it out as a bar next time with a ganache frosting.

Black Forest Mini Brownies

Ingredients

1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

2/3 cup cocoa powder

1 teaspoon baking powder

3/4 teaspoon salt

2 cups sugar

3 eggs

1 teaspoon almond extract

1 cup melted butter

1 jar soured cherries*

2 tablespoon of flour

1 cup of Ghirardelli white chocolate melting wafers

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*This is the jar of soured cherries I bought from Aldi.

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Put mini muffin liners into muffin pan.
  • Mix all dry ingredients together.
  • Add eggs, almond extract and melted butter and stir till blended.
  • Set brownie mix aside.
  • Open and drain jar of soured cherries.
  • Sprinkle 2 tablespoons flour evenly over cherries.
  • Scoop 1 tablespoon of brownie mix into mini muffin pan.
  • Press 1 cherry into the middle of each brownie.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • Let cool for 8-10 minutes.
  • While brownies are cooling melt white chocolate wafers according to package directions.
  • Using a fork drizzle white chocolate over brownies.
  • Store in an airtight container.

 

-Farm Sis-

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