Zinfandel Brownies

By: Isabella Cirelli

This isn’t an ordinary brownie, it’s a brownie with a twist! Add Zinfandel to your regular brownie recipe for the ultimate dessert. They’re rich, fudgy, and so decadent. Indulge with these irresistible brownies.

You Will Need:

  • 2 Cups of  Zinfandel
  • 2.5 Cups of Melted Ghirardelli 60% Cocoa, Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 1.5 Cups of Melted Unsalted Butter
  • 2.5 Cups of Sugar
  • 8 Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup of All-purpose Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup of Ghirardelli Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

How To:

Step 1: In a saucepan, simmer wine to reduce by half, measuring one cup.

Step 2: Mix together butter and 60% Cocoa, Dark Chocolate Chips, then beat together with sugar.

Step 3: Beat in eggs one at a time, allowing each egg to be mixed in.

Step 4: Beat the batter for an additional five minutes, or until mixture has lightened in color.

Step 5: Fold in reduced wine and the vanilla.

Step 6: Then add in the flour and Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips. Mix until fully combined.

Step 7: Evenly pour batter into a buttered large glass brownie pan. The batter will fill two large glass pans.

Step 8: Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes, rotating the pan halfway through bake time.

Step 9: Brownies are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out with a sticky crumb.

Step 10: Enjoy this decadent treat with a glass of Bricoleur Zinfandel!