Thick chocolate brownies baked with melted chocolate and red wine.

  • Serves: 12 people
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 25 minutes
    • Irish
    • Vegetarian

    Red Wine Brownies

    Recipe Information

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    100g Plain Flour

    200g Dark Chocolate

    200g Unsalted Butter

    50g Cocoa Powder

    270g White/Golden Caster Sugar

    175ml Red Wine

    Icing Sugar, for dusting

    Mascarpone Cream and Raspberries to serve, optional


    Pre-heat the oven to 175°C (Fan) and line a 20cm baking tin with greaseproof paper.

    Break the chocolate into chunks and place in a heatproof bowl, along with the butter and wine.

    Place the bowl over a small pan of simmering water, stirring occasionally (don’t let the bowl touch the water).

    Once melted, carefully remove the bowl from the pan and set aside to cool slightly.

    Crack the eggs into a bowl, along with the sugar and mix until as thick and creamy as a thick milkshake.

    Gently fold the melted chocolate mixture into the eggs and sugar until thick and glossy.

    Sift the flour and cocoa powder into the mixture and combine.

    Pour into the prepared tin, spread out into the corners and bake for 20-25 minutes.

    Allow to cool for a few minutes in the tin before removing and place on a wire cooling rack.

    Dust with the icing sugar before slicing into squares and serve with mascarpone cream and raspberries.