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Chocolate Fudge Brownies with Cherries and Cream

Homemade fudgy brownies topped with fresh cherries and sweet whipped cream.

Blue: 16   Green: 16   Purple: 16   Freestyle: 16
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Cooling Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 372 kcal

Ingredients

For the Brownies

  • 1/2 cup butter softened, divided
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 2 oz. squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour sifted
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup ground walnuts

For the Topping

  • 3 cups half and half
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • Drop of Lemon juice
  • Fresh red Cherries pitted and halved.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven at 350.

For the Brownies

  1. Cream 1 tablespoon of butter with 1 cup of sugar.
  2. Add eggs; beat until light and fluffy.
  3. Add vanilla.
  4. Melt remaining butter with chocolate; let cool.
  5. Beat the chocolate mixture into the creamed mixture.
  6. Stir in flour, salt, and nuts; blend well.
  7. Pour batter into greased and floured 13 x 9-inch pan, or you can use parchment paper
  8. Bake for 45 minutes.
  9. Cool in pan before cutting into small squares.

For the Topping

  1. In a large bowl combine the half and half, sugar, and lemon juice. Beat the cream until stiff.

  2. In a small trifle or a dessert dish make a layer of brownies, top with the whipped cream, then pitted cherries. Continue with the layering until the bowl is full. 

  3. Garnish with extra whipped cream and a cherry on top.

Recipe Notes

WW Freestyle SmartPoints: 16 

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Fudge Brownies with Cherries and Cream
Amount Per Serving
Calories 372 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 83mg28%
Sodium 108mg5%
Potassium 159mg5%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 510IU10%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 85mg9%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.