Sunday, 1 July 2012

Fruit and nut chocolate brownies

200g fruit and nut milk chocolate
100g unsalted butter
180g self raising flour
2tbsp cocoa powder
225g light brown soft sugar
3 eggs
1tsp vanilla extract

Preheat the oven to 180c,fan 160c,gas 4.Grease 1 20 x 30cm rectangular cake tin and cut a piece of non stick greaseproof and baking paper to line the base of the tin.Break the chocolate bar into chunks and put into a small saucepan with the butter and melt over a gentle heat,stirring every now and then.Take off the heat and leave to cool slightly.Put the flour,cocoa and sugar into a bowl,add the eggs,cooled chocolate and vanilla,and beat together.Spoon into the tin and bake for 15-17 mins (top should be crisp and cooked but inside should be still gooey).Leave brownies to cool in the tin.Once cool,cut into 16 pieces and serve.