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Great and Amazing Brownies

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Introduction

These little wonders are amazing and moist. And are fool proof even for first time Brownie makers.

These little wonders are amazing and moist. And are fool proof even for first time Brownie makers.

Ingredients

Serves: 20

Metric Cups
  • 250 grams unsalted butter
  • 200 grams dark chocolate (broken up)
  • 75 grams glace cherries (or sour)
  • 50 grams chopped nuts (optional)
  • 80 grams cocoa (sifted)
  • 65 grams plain flour (sifted)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 360 grams caster sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 orange zest
  • 250 millilitres creme fraiche (or double cream)
  • 9 ounces unsalted butter
  • 7 ounces bittersweet chocolate (broken up)
  • 3 ounces candied cherries (or sour)
  • 2 ounces chopped nuts (optional)
  • 3 ounces unsweetened cocoa (sifted)
  • 2 ounces all-purpose flour (sifted)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 13 ounces superfine sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 orange zest
  • 8⅘ fluid ounce creme fraiche (or double cream)

Method

Great and Amazing Brownies is a community recipe submitted by ChrisRSA and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 180C/350F/Gas4. Line a 25cm square baking tin with greaseproof paper or just lightly butter it.
  • In a large bowl over simmering water, melt the chocolate and butter and mix until it is nice and smooth. Add the cherries and nuts, if you're using and stir all together.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together cocoa powder, flour, baking powder, sugar then add all this to the chocolate, cherry, nut mixture, mix all until you have silky consistency.
  • Poor the mixture into the baking tray and put in oven for 20-25 minutes. You DON'T want to overcook them, unlike cakes you don't want a skewer to come out clean. The brownies should be slightly springy on the outside but still nice and gooey in the middle.
  • Allow the brownies to cool in the tray, then CAREFULLY transfer them to a large chopping board and cut them into chunky squares.
  • Preheat oven to 180C/350F/Gas4. Line a 25cm square baking tin with greaseproof paper or just lightly butter it.
  • In a large bowl over simmering water, melt the chocolate and butter and mix until it is nice and smooth. Add the cherries and nuts, if you're using and stir all together.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together unsweetened cocoa powder, flour, baking powder, sugar then add all this to the chocolate, cherry, nut mixture, mix all until you have silky consistency.
  • Poor the mixture into the baking tray and put in oven for 20-25 minutes. You DON'T want to overcook them, unlike cakes you don't want a skewer to come out clean. The brownies should be slightly springy on the outside but still nice and gooey in the middle.
  • Allow the brownies to cool in the tray, then CAREFULLY transfer them to a large chopping board and cut them into chunky squares.
  • Additional Information

    These make fantastic desserts served with a nice big dollop of creme fraiche or double cream with some orange zest on top. Also very romantic to make.

    These make fantastic desserts served with a nice big dollop of creme fraiche or double cream with some orange zest on top. Also very romantic to make.

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