Cherry Lambic Brownies – Brownies Made With Beer!

These are these form of brownies.
The form of brownies the place you eat one and swear off chocolate for the remainder of the 12 months and vow to eat salad (and salad alone!) for the subsequent week. However you then sneak one for breakfast the subsequent morning. And possibly one for lunch too.
The form of brownies which might be so wealthy and fudgy, you need to eat them with a spoon.
The form of brownies that incite arguments over who will get the final one.
(Yeah, that occurred.)I notice that Cherry Lambic Brownies aren’t precisely why you learn Oh My Veggies, however I had this concept floating round in my head ever since I made cupcakes with raspberry lambic earlier this 12 months. I liked the trace of fruit the lambic added to these chocolate cupcakes and I wished to experiment with utilizing it in additional baked items. So I added “cherry lambic brownies” to my large listing of recipes to make and it sat there for a number of months.
I discovered myself pushing aside making them as a result of wealthy, decadent desserts have a tendency to not do properly on my weblog. Nevertheless! I’m an enormous believer within the energy of the every day occasional brownie. And these brownies are so good, they’re price sharing. So when you’re not right here for brownies, you’ll be able to come again tomorrow and I promise I’ll have one thing more healthy for you. Deal?
Though I like cherries, I’m not an enormous fan of cherries in pies and truffles. The flavour is a bit of an excessive amount of for me. I believed I’d strive utilizing Bing cherries as a result of they’re in season they usually have a mellower taste than different, extra assertive cherries which might be used for baking. The lambic additionally provides extra of a cherry undertone to the brownies–it’s understated, nevertheless it’s there. Make no mistake although, chocolate is the star right here.
Cherry Lambic Brownies

Tremendous fudgy, loopy decadent brownies made with lambic and Bing cherries. Tailored from Bon Appetit’s Chocolate-Stout Brownies.


Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook dinner Time: 35 minutes
Complete Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Yield: 16

Cherry Lambic Brownies
cooking spray or oil mister
3/four cup cherry lambic
12 ozsemi- or bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1 cup unsalted butter
1 half of cups sugar
Three massive eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
3/four cup all-purpose flour
1 1/four tsp salt
1 cup pitted & halved cherries
vanilla ice cream (optionally available)
cherry sauce (optionally available)
Cherry Sauce
1/Three cup cherry lambic
1 cup pitted & halved cherries
2 tbsp granulated sugar

Cherry Lambic Brownies
Preheat oven to 350°F and spray a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray.
Deliver lambic to a boil in a small saucepan. Scale back warmth to medium and prepare dinner about 10 minutes extra, till diminished by about 1/3. Put aside.
Mix chocolate and butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Warmth at 30 second intervals, stirring after each, till melted. (You should use a double-boiler for this if you need, however I’m lazy and I haven’t burned chocolate within the microwave but!)
Mix sugar, eggs, and vanilla in a big bowl and whisk till well-combined. Slowly whisk in chocolate butter combination, then lambic. Stir in flour and salt, then gently fold in cherries.
Pour brownie batter into baking dish. Bake for 30-35 minutes or till toothpick inserted into heart of dish comes out clear. Cool on wire rack for not less than 20 minutes and reduce into 16 squares. Serve with vanilla ice cream and cherry sauce (if desired).
Cherry Sauce
Mix lambic and cherries in a small saucepan. Deliver to a boil. Scale back warmth to medium and prepare dinner for 15-20 minutes, stirring continuously, or till thickened. Use wood spoon to smash cherries in opposition to the facet of the pan whereas it cooks for thicker sauce or puree with immersion blender after sauce has completed cooking for a smoother consistency.


After making this recipe, I found the very best device for reducing brownies: a bench scraper! As an alternative of reducing with a knife, use a scraper to chop excellent squares.

About Kiersten
Kiersten is the founder and editor of Oh My Veggies.