Strawberry Balsamic Brownies

Rich chocolate fudge pairs perfectly with a little tang and tartness in these strawberry balsamic brownies. The perfect sweet and fresh dessert.

When I think of desserts I want to make, I like thinking outside of the box. I mean, there are a million brownie recipes out there, right? I had some leftover strawberries from making my strawberry mousse cake earlier in the week, and I wanted to use them in brownie form because December 8th (today!) is national brownie day. I walked to my pantry and opened it and saw balsamic vinegar… which totally goes with strawberries, duh!

So I’m thinking, strawberries go with chocolate, because chocolate dipped strawberries. Strawberries go with balsamic because strawberry balsamic vinaigrette. Balsamic and chocolate… Hmm. Well, we’ll just say that works too. Therefore by some mathematical property, they should all come together deliciously in these strawberry balsamic brownies.

Strawberry Balsamic Brownies

And they did! The thing I love the most about these is that you have a super rich fudgy brownie, which is maybe a little too much on it’s own, and you add a little tart and tangy. It balances the rich and sweet, and adds a little punch of fresh.

I also tried to lighten this up a little bit by switching out half the butter with plain greek yogurt and reducing the amount of sugar. Let’s be honest, there’s still a ton of sugar in it, but we’re eating strawberry balsamic brownies here, not muffins! You can also just add the strawberry topping to your favorite brownie recipe!

Strawberry Balsamic Brownies

Happy baking!

Strawberry Balsamic Brownies

1 thought on “Strawberry Balsamic Brownies”

  1. 4 stars
    I made this yesterday and my boyfriend brought it to his work. DISCLAIMER when I made it, I barely measured much of anything. But the flavors came out beautifully. I also included some fresh chopped strawberries that weren’t reduced down right before baking it for some beautiful fresh colors. I think I’d like to remake this with a flaky brownie recipe next time as this one was super dense. However, it was great for inspiration! Thank you!!


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