Try These Delicious Chocolate-Cherry Brownies

Brownies are a delicious treat for so many people, but why go for a simple recipe when you can try something a bit extra? There are five perfect recipes to try the next time you’re craving something sweet but just a bit different than usual. Not only will you amaze everyone who comes over, but you’ll have just enough sweetness to satisfy your need for tasty treats!

Mini Cherry-Topped Cups

Mini Cherry-Topped Cups
  • 1 pkg. of milk chocolate brownie mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. of almond extract
  • ¾ cup of heavy cream
  • ¾ cup of mascarpone cheese
  • ¼ cup of sugar
  • 36 drained maraschino cherries

First, grease and flour the mini cups, and make the brownie mix with eggs, oil, and almond extract. Divide the batter among the cups and bake for 10-15 minutes. Let them cool, and prepare the mascarpone cream and sugar for the stiff white peaks.

Berry-Cherry Cheesecake Bars

Berry-Cherry Cheesecake Bars
  • 1 pkg. brownie mix
  • ½ cup of oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 pkg. cream cheese
  • ⅓ cup of sugar
  • ½ tsp. of almond extract
  • ½ cup of raspberries
  • 4 oz. fresh cherries, pitted, halved
  • Mint sprigs (optional)

Prepare the brownie mix and beat together the cream cheese, eggs, and extract until you get a smooth mixture. Stir in one cup of raspberries and smooth the mixture evenly over the ready brownie layer. Bake it all together and garnish with more raspberries and mint for top-notch mini brownies!

Fruity Brownie Trifles

Fruity Brownie Trifles
  • ½ cup of butter, melted
  • 10 oz. semisweet chocolate, melted
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbs. of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of flour
  • ¼ cup of dried cherries
  • 2 tsp. of baking powder
  • ¼ cup of mini chocolate chips
  • 2 cups of whipped cream
  • 1 pint of raspberries
  • 4 oz. of fresh cherries, pitted, halved

After creating your mini square brownies by mixing the necessary ingredients, get out your large cups and start layering. Alternate between a brownie square, whipped cream, and raspberries. Add in chocolate chips if you want extra sweetness.

Choco-Cherry Brownies

Choco-Cherry Brownies
  • 1 pkg. brownie mix
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ cup of oil
  • 15 oz. white chocolate
  • 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, at room temp.
  • 1¼ cups butter, at room temp.
  • 12 drops liquid red food coloring
  • 8 oz. fresh cherries, pitted, halved
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips, melted

Prepare the brownie mix and let it sit. Create the cream for the middle, fold in the cherries, and spread it on top. For the best results, let it chill for two hours. Melt the chocolate and butter, spread on top, and let that cool. Lastly, melt the white chocolate and drizzle it on top.

Brownie & Cream Stacks

Brownie & Cream Stacks
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup + 2 tbs. granulated sugar
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 1 ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup raspberries
  • 4 oz. fresh cherries, pitted, halved
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, at room temp.
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • Fresh mint leaves (optional)

This last recipe doesn’t differ from the rest – it’s simple and delicious! Create your favorite tiny brownies and let yourself and others enjoy them with some fruit punch or tea.

6 Beautiful Indoor Plants That Help With Air Purification and More

Indoor Plants

It can be challenging to figure out how to decorate a space, but you don’t need to be Martha Stewart to create a sweet, cheerful space for yourself. The perhaps simplest technique to improve the feel of your house decor? You don’t even need to be an expert in indoor plants to be able to display some gorgeous flora in your home, so don’t worry.

Health Benefits of Indoor Plants

By collecting carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen during photosynthesis, plants also raise the amount of oxygen in the air. To get the most out of them, put them in your ‘breathing zone,’ within six to eight square feet of where you generally sit or lie. Energy levels, mood, and ability to concentrate can all be improved as a result of this enhanced oxygenation. Studies show that when workers were permitted to have indoor plants in their working environment, their productivity increased! It makes sense that so many modern IT firms have interior areas that resemble forests and tropical retreats. They not only improve people’s mood and productivity, but they are also beautiful.

Parlor Palm – Less Maintenance

Parlor Palm

If you purchase a Parlor Palm, you will have the impression that you are in your very own tropical garden. Considering that you only have to water it once every few weeks, maintaining it is a lot less of a hassle than traveling to a rainforest location.

ZZ Plant – Dry Conditions

ZZ Plant

Because it can survive in dry conditions, the ZZ plant is quite remarkable. Due to it being considered in some communities as a plant that brings good fortune and friendliness into a home, it makes an excellent present to give on the occasion of a housewarming.

Monstera Delicious Plant

Monstera Delicious Plant

You have undoubtedly seen a lot of these trendy Monstera Deliciosa plants all over Insta and at your trendy friend’s apartment because they give off tropical vibes no matter where you are. You only need to give it some water once every two weeks, and then everything will be fine.

Money Tree – Pointy Leaves!

Money Tree

Because of its widespread application in Feng Shui, there’s a good possibility you’re already familiar with this plant. A touch of the tropics can be brought into any room of the house with those long, pointed leaves.

Dracaena Gold Star

Dracaena Gold Star

Another fuss-free and low-maintenance plant, the Dracaena Gold Star can effortlessly adjust to a diverse variety of light conditions, from dim to bright. It’s a simple and entertaining way to spruce up that awkward empty spot in your home by putting some life there.

Peace Lily Plant

Peace Lily Plant

If you have some experience in maintaining the health of indoor plants, it might be time to include a peace lily in the assortment of houseplants that you keep. You just need to make sure the soil is always moist, but not soaked, and you’ll have gorgeous lilies that blossom in no time at all. However, they do demand a little bit more attention than other types of plants.