Choc Brownies

Ingredients

  • 100g butter (chopped)
  • 200g dark chocolate (chopped)
  • 4 large eggs
  • 250g caster sugar
  • 100g Millers Foods plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 30g cocoa

 Optional additions

  • white or milk chocolate chunks 100g, chopped
  • hazelnuts 100g, toasted, roughly chopped
  • pecans 100g, toasted, roughly chopped
  • 2 handfuls chopped marshmallows

Method

STEP 1 – Heat the oven to 180C – fan forced

STEP 2 – Line a 22cm square brownie tin with baking paper. Melt the butter and chocolate together in a microwave or in a bowl set over a pan of simmering water. Cool to room temperature.

STEP 3 – Whisk the eggs and sugar together until the mixture is light and fluffy.

STEP 4  – Fold the chocolate mixture into the egg mixture and sift in the flour, baking powder and cocoa.

STEP 5 – Fold this in to give a fudgy batter.

STEP 6 – (To really go to town add 100g chopped white or milk chocolate chunks OR 100g toasted, roughly chopped hazelnuts or pecans OR 2 handfuls of baby marshmallows.)

STEP 7 – Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the top is cracked but the middle is just set. Cool completely, then lift out of the tin and cut.