Scott Harvey Wines

Forte Brownies with Forte Ganache Icing

Forte Brownies with Forte Ganache Icing
Recipe Date:
April 10, 2019
Cook Time:
Imperial (US)
  • 4 ozs unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 to 1/4 cup of Forte (as desired)
  • 1 cup flour, sifted
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • -
  • Ingredients for Icing
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 4 tbsps butter
  • 2 tbsps Forte


  • Preheat the oven to 325˚F.
  • Using a nonstick cooking spray or butter, lightly grease a 9” x 13” glass baking dish.
  • Heat a medium saucepot on low heat and add the butter, stirring frequently until melted (do not allow to boil). 
  • Add the chocolate and stir frequently until melted. 
  • Remove pot from heat and add the sugars, stirring until well combined. 
  • Add the eggs, vanilla extract and Forté, stir until eggs are fully combined. 
  • Add the flour and salt, stir until smooth and thick. 
  • Spread evenly into the baking dish and bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. 
  • Remove from oven and let rest for 2 to 3 minutes before flipping out of pan onto a wire rack to cool. 
  • Either return to the pan to top with icing or ice on the wire rack to coat the sides. 


  • In a small, heavy saucepan over medium heat, bring the heavy cream to a simmer, remove pan from heat. 
  • Add the chocolate chips, butter and Forté, and let stand for for 2 minutes, or until the chocolate has melted. 
  • With an electric mixer or wire whisk, beat the mixture until smooth. 
  • Allow to cool until thick enough to use as a glaze, or cool completely and whip to desired spreading consistency. 
  • Spread evenly over cooled brownies. 

If desired, top with fresh raspberries or dried cherries. 

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