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Chocolate Brownies

Indulge your inner chocoholic with these scrumptious chocolate brownies made with dark chocolate and walnuts. Delicious when eaten on its own or smothered with a chocolate fudge topping.


  • 60g bitter chocolate
  • 120g butter
  • 225g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 60g plain flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 225g coarsely chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Melt the chocolate in a small heavy saucepan over a low heat, stirring constantly, but do not let it come to a boil. Set it aside to cool.
  3. In, a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together by beating them with a large spoon until the mixture is light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time and then the cooled chocolate.
  4. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together into the mixture, and beat until the ingredients are well combined.
  5. Stir in the vanilla and walnuts.
  6. Lightly butter a 20cm square baking tin.
  7.  Pour in the batter and bake the brownies for 30-35 minutes, or until a small knife inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  8. Cool for about 10 minutes, then cut into 2 inch squares.

 Makes 16 brownies.

3 Responses to “Chocolate Brownies”

  1. tia Says:

    no walnuts or any kind of nuts please coz i hate them

  2. Sue | Cater Says:

    I like this, quite simple to make and a nice desert to have now its winter.

  3. roxanne koumaras Says:

    how long does it take