Brownies gift in a jar

Brownies gift in a jar


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About this recipe: Want to give a homemade gift to your favourite chocolate addict? Try this - it's the dry ingredients for brownies, layered in a one litre jar. You attach the easy directions, and wrap up the jar in a pretty ribbon - and you're sorted!


Serves: 12 

  • 450g caster sugar
  • 60g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 60g chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 150g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. Pour sugar into a clean and dry one litre jar. Press down firmly.
  2. Add cocoa powder and press down firmly. Pour in chopped nuts, making sure nuts are evenly layered in the jar. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Pour into jar and seal.
  3. Attach the following directions to the jar:
    Empty mix into large bowl and mix thoroughly. Add 170g of butter or margarine and 4 slightly beaten eggs. Mix until completely blended. Spread into a lightly greased 20x30cm tin. Bake at 180 degrees C / Gas 4 for 30 minutes or until done. Cool in tin. Cut into 5cm squares.

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