Chocolate concrete like school makes it

    30 min

    A basic chocolate concrete (or crunch as you may know it). Very easy to make with only 4 ingredients. Makes a nice dessert in winter that kids absolutely love. It's my siblings' favourite. I use a 23cm sandwich tin, you can use almost anything really. Plus it is a really cheap dessert.


    Yorkshire, England, UK
    1070 people made this

    Makes: 1 tin

    • 200g plain flour
    • 200g granulated sugar
    • 100g butter
    • 50g cocoa powder

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. In a mixing bowl, mix the flour, sugar and cocoa (do not use hot chocolate, you can taste the difference).
    2. Melt the butter (I pop it into the microwave), then add it to the mixing bowl.
    3. Using your fingers, mix it all together until it has a crumble consistency.
    4. Grease your tin and pour the mixture into it. Pat the mixture down so it compacts. Place in the oven for 20 minutes.
    5. When it comes out, sprinkle with a little sugar. Serve on its own (hot or cold) or with custard.


    Only leave it to 'rest' if you want it hard. Some people like it still soft. It depends on your own taste.

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