Chocolate Walnut Brownies


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About this recipe: These brownies are so easy to make and everyone will enjoy them. They are rich, chocolately and dotted with walnuts. Enjoy warm with vanilla ice cream or with a cuppa.

Katrina Paras

Makes: 1 20cm square tin

  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 225g butter
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 125g plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Melt chocolate and butter over low heat. Transfer to mixing bowl, cream together. Add sugar gradually. Blend in eggs one at a time.
  2. Sieve together flour, baking powder and salt. Stir into chocolate mixture. Mix in walnuts. Spread batter into a greased 20cm square tin.
  3. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 20 to 25 minutes.

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Reviews (5)


Hi, it sais to melt the chocolate, there is no chocolate in the ingredients or this is the cocoa powder? - 11 Jul 2015


These brownies came out really well, but the recipe is not clear on a couple of things, so here's an extra few tips. 1. Make sure you turn the oven on and grease the tray before you start on the mixture, so it can go straight in the oven when it's ready. 2. The recipe forgets to tell you when to add the vanilla essence - I'd recommend adding this with the eggs as it's a wet ingredient 3. Make sure you wait until the brownies are completely cool before trying to cut them. 4. Un-iced brownies like these freeze well, so you can make a batch and stick half in the freezer if that will reduce temptation slightly! - 19 Sep 2015


I did this recipe and the brownies were so simple to make, and they were the richest brownies I have ever had. I added more walnuts and also baked longer. - 03 Jan 2015

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