Chocolate brownies (secret recipe of mine)

Chocolate brownies (secret recipe of mine)


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About this recipe: Yummy, scrummy recipe of mine that everyone I know loves! These brownies are not my secret any more!

Makes: 15 Squares

  • 170g (6oz) butter or margarine
  • 340g (12oz) caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 113g (4oz) plain flour
  • 85g (3oz) cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar (optional)

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat.
  3. Put sugar in a mixing bowl with the melted butter. Add vanilla extract and mix it all together. Stir in the eggs, one at a time.
  4. Sift in the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder and fold together gently until it forms a thick, quite rich mixture. Add the mixture to a rectangular, greased tin.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes or until not soggy when a fork is inserted.
  6. Put on a cooling rack (still in the tin) and sift the icing sugar on top of it.
  7. Cut into squares and enjoy! :D

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Reviews (4)


Made it healthier. put less sugar and more coco in to make it healthier... i no it sound more fatty but it works - 04 Jun 2011


Left a negative feedback yesterday and I take it back as the brownies are much better eaten the day after they are baked . The brownies are great warmed up - 28 Jan 2013


More like a rich chocolate cake as it's texture is nothing Like a brownie . So quite disappointed . - 27 Jan 2013

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