Ganache brownies


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About this recipe: Oh brownies... rich, decadent and truly little mouthfuls of indulgence. These are melt in the mouth brownies topped with a delicious ganache.


Serves: 8 

  • 280g butter
  • 80g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 7 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 200g dark brown soft sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 125g cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ganache
  • 160g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 225ml single cream

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. For Brownies: Melt the butter and chocolate in a large saucepan over a medium heat.
  3. Mix in the cocoa, then stir in the sugar, take off the heat. Add the eggs and beat well using a wooden spoon. Sift the flour and baking powder into the mixture. Add the vanilla and mix.
  4. Pour into a greased 20x30cm baking tin.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes or a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the brownie. Then allow to cool.
  6. For Ganache: Place the chocolate and cream in a small saucepan over a low heat. Stir till melted and glossy.
  7. Refrigerate until cool then spread over brownies. Cut into squares and serve.

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Really really fab and delicious. I added a handful of raisins and used a lemon icing instead of the ganache - 07 Jul 2013

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