Chocolate Brownies

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Aishling Gaynor

Community Member

Difficulty

Medium 👍
25
min.
Preparation
25
min.
Baking
30
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-12+
90 g plain chocolate
150 g unsalted butter
125 g plain flour
15 g cocoa powder
300 g soft light brown sugar
1 pinch salt
eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ tsp baking powder
100 g nuts (optional)

Utensils

  • baking tin
  • parchment paper
  • bowl
  • saucepan
  • wooden spoon
  • sieve
  • fork
  • spatula
  • Step 1/6

    • baking tin
    • parchment paper

    Preheat the oven to 180°c. Grease and line the base of the baking tin with non-stick baking parchment.

  • Step 2/6

    • 90 g plain chocolate
    • 150 g unsalted butter
    • bowl
    • saucepan
    • wooden spoon

    Break the chocolate into a bowl and add the butter. Melt the butter and chocolate over a saucepan of barely simmering water, stirring occasionally.

  • Step 3/6

    • 125 g plain flour
    • 15 g cocoa powder
    • 1 pinch salt
    • ½ tsp baking powder
    • sieve

    Remove the bowl from the heat and allow the chocolate to cool slightly. Sieve the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt into a separate bowl.

  • Step 4/6

    • 300 g soft light brown sugar
    • eggs
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • fork

    In a third bowl, beat the eggs and then add the sugar and vanilla extract. Stir the ingredients together until they are just combined.

  • Step 5/6

    • 100 g nuts (optional)

    Fold the melted chocolate into the beaten egg mixture. Then fold in the flour mixture and optional nuts. There should be no visible flour.

  • Step 6/6

    • spatula

    Spoon the mixture into the tin, smooth on top and bake for 25 minutes. Allow the brownies to cool in the tin before cutting into squares.

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