Come Bake with Me - Chocolate Brownies

Hi all, slightly different post to usual today, I hope you enjoy :) 

I made chocolate brownies the other day and they were gorgeous! I thought I’d share the recipe and snaps with you all.

 You will need:
80g of butter
40g of unsweetened cocoa powder
145g of caster sugar
2 eggs, at room temperature
60g of plain (all purpose) flour
½ teaspoon of baking powder
Pinch of salt
100g of chocolate chips I used dark chocolate
I also added ground cashew nuts and marshmallows.

 Preheat the oven to 180OC (350OF / Gas mark 4.) Lightly grease an 18 x 28 cm (7 x 11 inch) rectangular shallow tin and line the base with baking paper, leaving the paper hanging over on the two long sides.  I don’t have many baking trays so didn’t bother measuring mine, I just used the smallest I have and didn’t fill it up.

Melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat. Remove from the heat and stir in the cocoa and sugar, then the eggs.

 Put a sieve over the saucepan and tip in the flour and baking powder, along with a pinch of salt. Sift into the saucepan, then stir to combine. Stir in the chocolate chips.   This is where I added my nuts and marshmallows.

 Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 30 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Leave to cool in the tin, then lift out and cut into pieces.  I followed these instructions and found mine were quite dry, I like brownies to be ‘gooey’. I suggest taking them out after fifteen minutes to see how they are then.

Then enjoy :)

 I followed the recipe from one of my favourite cookbooks - Cakes & Slices.

 I hope you liked this tutorial, I certainly enjoyed making them! What is your food to make? Do you like this type of post?


  1. These look so good!
    I've been very bad today and eaten cake all day!!! xx

  2. Nom Nom - off to hunt down some chocolate

  3. Oh, yum. I really have a very weak spot for chocolate brownies - and those look so delicious.

    x Michelle | thefeatherden.net

  4. WoW These look so good!

    I haven't made brownies for ages...may have to sometime soon!


  5. Super use of chocolate, Leanne. It would be great if you linked it up to this week's Food on Friday: Chocolate


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