4th of July Brownies with Fresh Fruit

In Food by ashbydodd

Still looking for that perfect dessert for a 4th of July celebration?  Look no further than this delicious Dark Chocolate Brownies with Cream Cheese Icing and Fresh Fruit recipe from Cupcakes and Cashmere.

One small problem… after making something so beautiful, how could I possibly bring myself to cut into it?

4th of July Brownies with Fresh Fruit and Cream Cheese Icing

Brownies:

  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • One 8-ounce packages cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Fruit:

  • strawberries
  • blueberries
  • raspberries

If you’re ready to try your hand at these delectably patriotic brownies, check out the full recipe: Dark Chocolate Brownies with Cream Cheese Icing and Fresh Fruit