Red velvet brownies recipe

(1 rating)

  • healthy
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time45 mins
Total Time1 hours
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories281 Kcal14%
Sugar24.6 g27%
Fat13.4 g19%
Saturated Fat5.2 g26%
Salt0.09 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein3.6 g7%
Carbohydrates36.5 g14%
Salt0.09 gRow 7 - Cell 2

Red velvet brownies are an indulgent dessert great for Valentine's Day.
These brownies are especially great for those who are already fans of a luxurious red velvet cake, as they feature both milk chocolate cocoa powder and white chocolate chips. For another tasty addition to this recipe, add dark chocolate chips and turn this treat into a triple chocolate delight. This recipe takes just 15 minutes to prepare.


  • 130g melted butter or margarine
  • 200g soft brown sugar
  • 15g cocoa powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 3tsp red food colouring
  • 200g plain flour
  • 150g white chocolate chips




  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Fan 160°C/Gas Mark 4. Grease a 20cm square tin.
  2. In a bowl mix together the melted butter, sugar and cocoa. Add the eggs one at a time and mix until its combined.
  3. Mix through the vanilla and food colouring. Add the flour and mix until just combined.
  4. Stir through half of the chocolate chips. Pour the mix into the tin and scatter with the remaining chocolate chips.
  5. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until it is soft when pressed gently. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before removing from the tin.

Top tips for making red velvet brownies:

Don't over beat the eggs while creating the brownie mixture as this puts too much air into the batter, which will mean the brownies bake more as cakes and are less dense. Just mix the ingredients until they are combined.

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Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 12 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies