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Barefoot Merlot Brownies

By winebarefoot (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes Brownies
Chocoholics beware - this is an Easter recipe you may find hard to resist!


  • 1/4 cup Barefoot Merlot
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter, cut into pieces
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup All Purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2-teaspoon Kosher salt

For the Merlot Glaze:

  • 2 tablespoons Barefoot Merlot
  • 2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter


  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
  • STEP 2
    In a small pot over low heat, melt the butter and chocolate together until smooth. Add the Barefoot Merlot and whisk until fully incorporated and remove the pot from the heat
  • STEP 3
    •Add the eggs one at a time, and whisk to combine after each addition.Add the sugar and vanilla and stir to combine. Add the flour, cocoa powder and salt and stir until smooth
  • STEP 4
    Transfer the batter into a 9x9 tin foil-lined baking pan and place it in the oven for 25 minutes and bake until done
  • STEP 5
    While the brownies are baking, melt together the semi sweet chocolate and butter for the glaze. Once melted, whisk in the Barefoot Merlot and set aside
  • STEP 6
    When the brownies are done, let them cool. Once cooled, drizzle the glaze over the brownies and spread it on top using an offset spatula

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