Cherry Cola Brownies

Love cherry cola? Try it in rich, fudgy brownies.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Brownie

1
box (1 lb 2.4 oz) Betty Crocker™ Original Supreme Premium brownie mix
1/4
cup cherry cola carbonated beverage
1/4
cup vegetable oil
1
egg

Frosting

1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
2 2/3
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup cherry cola carbonated beverage
16
maraschino cherries, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease bottom only of 8-inch or 9-inch square pan with cooking spray or shortening.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir brownie mix, pouch of chocolate syrup, 1/4 cup cherry cola, oil and egg until well blended. Spread in pan. Bake 38 to 40 minutes (8-inch square pan), 34 to 37 minutes (9-inch square pan) or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from sides of pan comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat frosting ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread evenly over brownies. For brownies, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Garnish each with cherry.

Expert Tips

Skip the homemade frosting, and use your favorite Betty Crocker® chocolate frosting for a fast and fudgy finish.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 brownie
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
135mg
135%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
41g
41%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.