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The Best Red Velvet Iced Brownie Recipe

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Just wait until you get a bite of this delicious Red Velvet Iced Brownie recipe. One bite and you’ll be already looking forward to your next.

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Red Velvet Iced Brownies

The look of these brownies is almost as good as the taste…almost. These simple cream cheese frosting brownies are easy on the eyes and the taste buds!

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The Best Red Velvet Iced Brownie Recipe

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Red Velvet Iced Brownie Recipe

Yield: Serves 16
Prep Time: 12 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 47 minutes

Red Velvet and Cream Cheese combine to create a luxurious and delicious dessert!


Red Velvet Brownies:

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons red food coloring
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 cup flour

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 4 oz (1/2 brick) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Melt butter and mix next nine ingredients.
  3. Fold in flour.
  4. Line an 8x8 metal pan with parchment paper and lightly spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  5. Pour batter into pan and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool completely before icing.

Icing Directions:

  1. Add the softened cream cheese and butter to a large mixing bowl.
  2. With an electric mixer, mix on medium speed for about 2 minutes or until light and fluffy.
  3. Mix in the vanilla, milk, and powdered sugar.
  4. Generously apply the cream cheese icing to the cooled brownies.
  5. ENJOY!


These red velvet brownie are delicious with a cream cheese frosting or just some cool whip spread on top.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 237Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 46mgSodium: 97mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 0gSugar: 29gProtein: 4g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 8/9/2019

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Tuesday 17th of September 2019

Yum, this looks amazing! Love red velvet!!! Pinned :) Happy Fall, Kippi

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