Black Forest Brownies

By Eat More Chocolate Team      

August 10, 2015

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Moist, tender chocolate brownies with cherry liquor, topped with whipped cream. What a delightful combination.

  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • 30 mins

    35 mins

    1 hrs 5 mins



For the Brownies

Preheat oven to 350.

Grease a 8x8-inch baking pan with cooking spray and set aside.

Sift together the flour and salt; set aside.

Place the butter and chopped chocolate in a saucepan and melt over low heat, stirring frequently, until melted and smooth.

Remove from heat and stir the sugar into the chocolate mixture; let cool for 3 minutes.

Pour the chocolate mixture into your mixer's bowl and beat in the eggs, one at a time.

Stir in the flour mixture with a wooden spoon.

Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Cool in pan on wire rack.

When cool, prick with a fork all over the surface and sprinkle with cherry liquer.

For the Cherries

Combine cherries and sugar in a frying pan and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, or until softened.

Remove and completely cool.

For the Whipped Cream

Beat cream in a mixing bowl until it slightly thickens.

Add vanilla; continue to mix.

Gradually add in powdered sugar; beat until stiff peaks form.

Fold in completely cooled cherries. Do not stir.

Spread prepared cream on top of brownie cake using an offset spatula.

Cut into bars and add a fresh cherry on top of each bar.





For the Brownies

1 cup all-purpose flour

½ teaspoon salt

2 sticks butter

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, chopped

2 cups sugar

2 eggs

3 tablespoons cherry liquor

For the Cherries

2 cups cherries, pitted. quartered

½ tablespoon sugar

For the Whipped Cream

1-1/2 cups cold heavy whipping cream

1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

½ cup powdered sugar


Fresh Cherries for garnish