This post originally appeared on Ginger Snap Crafts.
If you ask me nothing is more romantic than dark chocolate so today I am sharing with you a recipe I created that will make anyone you share this with love you even more! Triple Dark Chocolate Brownies. Pure bliss.
I’ve had a lot of brownies in my life and I am not kidding when I say these are definitely one of the best I have ever had! Fudgy, chewy and so chocolately with bites of chocolate chips in the brownies and a creamy, dreamy chocolate frosting. Another great thing about them is they are SO easy to make! The brownies are a one bowl recipe and the frosting comes together so quickly. You’ll be enjoying this amazing dessert in no time! So you may be wondering what makes these brownies triple dark chocolate. There are three elements of dark chocolate in these brownies, the brownies base has Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa powder, then dark chocolate chips are added to the batter. Then they are topped with a thin layer of dark chocolate frosting. We like our frosting thin but if you like a lot then just double it.
And just a note, if you don’t like dark chocolate you can easily substitute the dark chocolate cocoa powder for regular and the chocolate chips for semi-sweet or even milk chocolate.
I created this recipe for my husband. He loves dark chocolate just as much as I do. The other day he called me early in the morning on a snowy day to let me know he had been in an accident on the freeway. Another car slid on the icy road and hit into his car causing both of their cars to spin around. So scary! I am so very grateful that no one was hurt and that my husband was perfectly fine after the accident. It could have been much worse! Despite the fact that our car is wrecked, all is well because being alive and uninjured is all that matters.
So to show him some love for his “dark” day I pulled out my Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa and Guittard Extra Dark Chocolate Chips (good stuff!) and started brainstorming a recipe idea. I decided to make these brownies with heart sprinkles to show him a little extra love.
I love how quickly these brownies come together. You just add butter, sugar, cocoa powder and salt in a microwave safe bowl and microwave until melted and smooth. Then you add vanilla, eggs, flour and dark chocolate chips. So easy! Next you spread it in an 8×8 baking dish lined with parchment paper.
When my husband came home from work that day I had a brownie on a cute plate with a note saying, “Sorry you had a DARK day.” He loved it! I know you will too.
Dark Chocolate Frosting:
To prepare the chocolate frosting:
*Adapted from Mel’sKitchen Cafe
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