Chocolate Brownies

Don’t be put off by how unhealthy this recipe looks. It is overloaded with butter, sugar, flour, and chocolate (more sugar) – but that’s why it’s super yummy.

It’s also easy to make and is a great crowd pleaser.

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What you need

  • 165 grams butter (unsalted)
  • 1/2 cups + 2 Tbsp Cocoa (= 10 Tbsp)
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cups + 2 Tbsp flour (= 10 Tbsp)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

How to put this together

  1. Preheat oven at 150 C
  2. Melt butter and pour onto cocoa in a mixing bowl – mix well with whisk
  3. Add sugar, eggs, vanilla
  4. Mix on high speed until colour lightens slightly (approx 5 mins)
  5. Add flour, baking powder, salt
  6. Mix until just combined
  7. Pour onto flat tin lined with baking paper
  8. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top
  9. Bake for about 50-60 mins
  10. Should crack at edges

Serve this with

  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate. Make them with less sugar than normal – the brownies are already sweet enough
  • A massive glass of cold milk
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