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Two red velvet brownies with cream cheese frosting on a plate.
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Red Velvet Brownies

Red Velvet Brownies are decadently fudgy and filled with pockets of melty white chocolate chips. Topped with a sweet and tangy cream cheese frosting, they're a scrumptious treat that looks beautiful on any dessert table!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time19 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Red Velvet Brownies
Servings: 12 Brownies
Calories: 477kcal


  • Large mixing bowl
  • Electric hand mixer or stand mixer with paddle attachment
  • Rubber spatula
  • food processor
  • Measuring cup
  • measuring spoons



  • 15.25 ounces red velvet cake mix 1 box
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 3 Tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract


  • Preheat your oven to 350ºF and line an 8x8 inch square baking pan with parchment paper. Gently spray the edges of the pan and parchment with a little baking spray and set the pan aside.
  • Add the red velvet cake mix, eggs, and vegetable oil to a large mixing bowl and whisk into a smooth batter.
    15.25 ounces red velvet cake mix, 2 eggs, ½ cup vegetable oil
  • Stir in the white chocolate chips.
    1 cup white chocolate chips
  • Scoop the batter into the prepared pan and spread it into an even layer.
  • Bake the red velvet brownies for 18-20 minutes. The tops of the brownies will look set and no longer wet.
  • Let the brownies cool completely in the pan.
  • While the brownies cool, make the cream cheese frosting. Add the softened cream cheese and butter to a medium-sized mixing bowl. Beat the two ingredients together until smooth.
    8 ounces cream cheese, 3 Tablespoons butter
  • Add the powdered sugar and beat again until very fluffy, scraping down the sides of the bowl so all of the ingredients are blended in evenly.
    1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • Stir in the vanilla extract.
    1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Once the brownies are cool, spread the cream cheese frosting over the top of the brownies in the pan.
  • Cut the brownies into squares. Use a hot knife and wipe the knife after each cut to keep the frosting neat and white.
  • Enjoy immediately or store in the fridge for up to a week!


  • Add some extra white chocolate chips, red sprinkles, or a dusting of cocoa powder to the top of the brownies as a decoration.
  • Pipe the cream cheese frosting on top of the brownies in a rosette design. This will make your brownies look very fancy!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 477kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 403mg | Potassium: 199mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 386IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 2mg