Red Wine Brownies


  • 200g plain chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 170g salted butter
  • 250ml Asda Extra Special Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 250g caster sugar
  • 75g light brown soft sugar
  • 130g plain flour
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp instant coffee, dissolved in 1tbsp boiling water
  • 1 tbsp cocoa, to dust


  • Preheat the oven to 170C/150C fan/gas 3. Grease and line a rectangular baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  • Melt the chocolate and butter in a heatproof mixing bowl over a pan of boiling water.
  • Remove from the heat and mix in the wine, followed by the sugar, then the flour, eggs, vanilla and coffee. Stir until evenly combined, then pour into the tin.
  • Place on the middle shelf of the oven and bake for 30-40mins until a light crust has formed and a knife, when inserted into the centre of the brownie, comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and leave to cool fully, then cut into 12 squares and dust with a little cocoa powder.

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