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Black Forest Brownies

Super fudgy Black Forest Brownies, bursting with fresh cherries and chocolate chunks - truly a chocolate lover's dream!

Serves 9-12 brownies     adjust servings

Preparation 10 mins Cook Time 40 mins Total Time 50 mins


  • 3/4 cup Churn84 unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup Imperial granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh cherries, chopped
  • 1 cup chocolate chunks
  • Whipped cream (for garnish, optional)
  • Chocolate shavings (for garnish, optional)
  • Fresh cherries (for garnish, optional)


  1. In a small saucepan, melt butter, cocoa powder, and chopped chocolate together over medium heat. Set aside to cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray and 8x8 cake pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat sugars and eggs together for 3 minutes with a hand mixer, until thick and pale.
  4. Mix in vanilla and cooled chocolate/butter mixture, then fold in flour and salt with a spatula. Stir until just combined.
  5. Gently stir in cherries and chocolate chunks, then pour batter into prepared cake pan.
  6. Bake for 35-40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Cool completely before garnishing with whipped cream, shaved chocolate, and fresh cherries, if desired. Otherwise, dig in - they're great warm! Enjoy!


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