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Bleeding Heart Chocolate-Cherry Brownies

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  • 2 oz.unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries, halved
  • pinch salt


  • 4 Tbsp canola margarine
  • 2 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2-3 Tbsp 1% milk


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray a 9" square baking pan.
  • Melt chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl on high, in 20-second bursts, stirring after each. Set aside to cool a bit.
  • In a bowl, beat oil, sugar and eggs until smooth. Stir in chocolate. Stir in flour, cherries and salt.
  • Scrape batter into the pan and bake until a toothpick comes out clean, 20-25 minutes.
  • Let cool completely.

To frost: mix all icing ingredients in a bowl with electric mixer until smooth. Decorate immediately, as described in post, with red decorating gel or raspberry syrup.