Love is in the air, recipes to show you care

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Chocolates? Roses? Been there, done that. Everyone wants to make sure the special someone in their lives knows how much they care.

Sweetheart Dark Chocolate Brownies

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Makes: 10+ servings

For the brownies:

1/2 cup butter, cut into pieces

4 ounces dark chocolate, chopped

2 eggs, at room temperature

3/4 cup white sugar

1teaspoon vanilla

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

For the glaze:

2ounces semisweet chocolate

1tablespoon unsalted butter

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

In small pot over low heat, melt 1/2 cup of butter and 4 ounces of dark chocolate together until smooth.

Add eggs one at a time, and whisk to combine after each addition.

Add sugar and vanilla and stir to combine.

Add flour, cocoa powder and salt and stir until smooth.

Transfer batter into a 9 x 9 aluminum foil lined baking pan and place it into the oven for 25 minutes and bake until done.

While brownies are baking, melt together semisweet chocolate and 1 tablespoon of unsalted butter for the glaze. Once melted, set aside.

When brownies are done, let them cool.

Once cooled, drizzle glaze over brownies, and spread it on top using an offset spatula.

Barefoot Bubbly Ruby Red Bliss

Makes: 2 servings

3 ounces cranberry juice

1/2 ounce lime juice

6 ounces Barefoot Red Moscato Champagne

2 skewer cranberries for garnish

Place chilled juices in flutes.

Top with Barefoot Bubbly Red Moscato. Garnish with cranberries.


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