Lesley's Valentine Brownies with Raspberry Coulis

Lesley's Valentine Brownies with Raspberry Coulis

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"Best if slightly undercooked but not quite runny in the center - what the English call 'squidgy'. The raspberry coulis adds a Valentine's Day note. The raspberry juice called for in this recipe should be taken from the leftover juice from the frozen raspberries. "


servings 562 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 562 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 32.5 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs:
  • 67.6g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 8.7 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 99 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 330 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. To make brownies: In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter or margarine and chocolate; take off of heat. Stir in sugar, eggs and vanilla; beat well. Mix in flour, salt and nuts, if desired.
  3. In a greased 8x8 inch baking dish, pour brownie mix.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes or until toothpick in the center of brownies comes out somewhat clean.
  5. To make Raspberry Coulis: In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, cook raspberries for 5 to 8 minutes; turn down to medium.
  6. In a small bowl, combine juice and cornstarch to make a paste; add to raspberries stirring constantly until thickened. Add rind and cool.
  7. Pool coulis on a dessert plate and place brownie portion on top of coulis; serve.
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  1. 8 Ratings


I make raspberry coulis quite often and especially when having brownies for dessert. To get the raspberry sauce smooth it is best to strain it thru cheesecloth or very fine sieve - this partic...

Okay, I didn't make the brownies, but I have used the sauce as a topping for chocolate mousse. Once the raspberries were melted, I added 1/4 c. sugar and stirred until dissolved. Then I added ...

I made this for a couples Valetines meal. They loved it! I did make some adjustments to the couli, I added a can of rasp/strawberry juice concentrate, and thickened. Since I was cooking for 32...

This is a very good couli; I added some sugar to make it a bit more sweet (I used it for a Vanilla Bavarian). To make it more presentable, I strained the hot berries in a sieve prior to adding ...

I believe this recipe needs sugar in the couli. I added 1/4-1/2 cup of sugar to taste, not sweet but relieves the too strong tartness of the plain raspberries. I did not make the brownies only...

I AM ONLY RATING THE RASPBERRY SAUCE. I tried it with Hershey's chocolate mousse and didn't like it. It was way too tart and I don't think it mixes well with chocolate, at all. If you make this ...

Not my favorite brownie recipe. The Coulis was okay, but I felt it was a bit too tart and thick and the brownies weren't fluffy enough, but weren't fudgy either.