Christmas tree brownies

    1 hour

    These are vegan brownies but you could use any other brownie recipe you prefer. It's all about decorating them as small Christmas trees! I use pomegranate seeds as I think the flavour pairs well with chocolate but you could use coloured sweets.

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    Makes: 16 brownies

    • 250g plain flour
    • 400g caster sugar
    • 65g cocoa powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • a pinch of salt
    • 240ml water
    • 240ml vegetable oil
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • pomegranate seeds for decorating
    • star-shaped sweets

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly grease a rectangular baking dish or tin.
    2. Mix flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Make a well and pour in water, oil and vanilla extract. Mix well and transfer into the prepared baking dish.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until a skewer insertedinto the centre of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool in the tin.
    4. Turn the cake out onto a flat surface or onto a chopping board. Using a jagged knife to cut the brownies into sharp triangles. Decorate with pomegranate seeds or other sweets as desired and put a small star on the top.

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