Wednesday, January 26, 2022 5 mins read

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 5 mins read


Raspberry Brownies featuring Wild Roots Spirits

Warm your lover's heart this Valentine's Day with the perfect, fruity boozy brownies!

Are you looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day recipe for your lover? If they’re not into Boozy Milkshakes, Palomas, or Clover Clubs, they might love a handmade batch of brownies using Wild Roots Spirits’ Raspberry Vodka!

In the Pacific Northwest, red raspberries are known for their radiant color and powerful punch of flavor. Sourcing local raspberries, Wild Roots Spirits crafts their Raspberry Vodka. This award-winning craft vodka is reminiscent of your favorite raspberry desserts. With a hint of vanilla bean to welcome you, the rest of the bottle is sprinkled with notes of raspberry turnover and sweet raspberry jam.



Brownie Ingredients:

2 sticks Unsalted Butter (at room temperature, plus more for the pan)

10 oz. Semisweet Chocolate Chips

4 large Eggs 

2 cups Sugar

1 Tbsp. Vanilla Extract

0.5 cup Wild Roots Raspberry Vodka

0.5 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

1 tsp. Salt

1 cup All-Purpose Flour 

Ganache Ingredients

10 oz. Dark Chocolate, finely chopped

0.5 cup Heavy Cream

2 Tbsp. Wild Roots Raspberry Vodka 

1.5 Tbsp Unsalted Butter (at room temperature)

For Garnish 

1 cup Fresh Raspberries

1 cup Toasted Pecans

​How:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 and lightly butter a 9x13 baking pan.

  2. Place butter and semisweet chocolate in a double broiler over medium heat, stir constantly to avoid burning. Once melted, set aside to cool.

  3. In a separate bowl, combine eggs, sugar, vanilla, and vodka.

  4. Mix cocoa powder into the chocolate. Stir egg mixture into chocolate and cocoa mixture to combine. Fold in salt and flour until just combined.

  5. Pour into the prepared baking pan. Bake for 35-45 minutes until brownies are set and slightly pulling away from pan.

  6. Remove from oven and let cool completely

  7. Place dark chocolate into a small heat proof bowl and set aside

  8. Slowly heat cream and vodka in a small saucepan until it just begins to boil. pour over chocolate and let stand for about 30 seconds, whisk until chocolate is melted and mixture is blended.  Add butter and mix until smooth.

  9. Chill briefly until thickened, about 15 min.

  10. Spread over cooled brownies and top with raspberries and pecans.