Monday, November 15, 2010

How to make the Perfect chocolate brownie

Dark chocolate Brownie
200g unsalted butter

200g dark chocolate
250g light brown sugar
50g peeled almonds, chopped
80g cocoa powder, sifted

65g plain flour, sifted

1 teaspoon baking powder

4 large free-range eggs
Zest of 1 orange

Preheat the oven to 190°C
Prepare an 18cm square, deep tin by lining with nonstick baking paper.
Melt the chocolate & butter together in a bowl.
Mix the eggs and sugar in a food processor. Slowly add the almonds, orange zest, baking powder, flour and cocoa.

Finally add the melted chocolate, transfer mixture to the prepared tin and bake for 30 minutes.
When cooked, leave to cool in the tin, before cutting into 12 bite-sized squares.