The Ultimate Chocolate Brownie

    35 min

    These brownies are super-chocolately, fudgy, squidgy and totally delicious. They are the dream dessert for any chocoholic. Make sure you stick to the cooking time, do not be tempted to cook any longer. Serve with lashings of cream or ice cream.

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    Serves: 18 

    • 100g unsalted butter
    • 120g dark cooking chocolate
    • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
    • 100g self-raising flour, sifted
    • 150g icing sugar, sifted
    • 30g unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 2 large beaten eggs, beaten
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Line a 27x18cm or similar sized tin with baking parchment (make sure there is some overhang on the paper, to allow for easier removal).
    2. Gently melt butter, chocolate and golden syrup in a saucepan over a low heat, mix well.
    3. Once melted remove from heat and add flour, icing sugar and cocoa. Mix to combine, it does not have to be smooth.
    4. Add beaten eggs and vanilla gradually, beating continuously. You will be left with a glossy chocolate batter. Do not overmix.
    5. Pour into prepared tray and bake for 25 minutes. The centre will feel soft but don't be tempted to cook any longer.
    6. Allow to cool, cut into squares. Dust with icing sugar and drizzle with melted chocolate. Serve hot with ice cream.

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    I was really disappointed with his recipe, my daughter has lost her usual brownie recipe so we thought we would give the one a try. It's actually a dry chocolate cake. Previously our brownies have a rich gooey middle this was just sponge  -  28 Aug 2016