In FoodOn Saturday 25th Aug, 2018

The best ever decadent chocolate brownies

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So dense and decadent!

Brownies are a staple for anyone who enjoys baking, and this particular recipe is ideal for beginners and experts alike.

While it’s hard to mess up these no-fuss brownies, they also hold a good challenge for anyone new to the baking game. The delicious treats are so good you’ll never want to look at another dessert recipe again once you’ve tried them. They’re dense, decadent and have the perfect amount of sweetness that will have you running back to finish the entire batch!


  • 200g unsalted butter, chopped
  • 200g chocolate melts
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder


  1. Preheat oven to 190C. Line a 5cm-deep, 18cm-base square cake pan with baking paper.
  2. Add butter, chocolate and sugar to saucepan and heat over low heat. Stir mixture constantly until melted and smooth. Transfer to heatproof bowl. Set aside to cool mixture slightly.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla to mixture. Stir together well. Sift flour and cocoa over chocolate mixture. Stir well to completely combine. Spoon mixture into prepared pan and smooth out with back of spoon.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes or until just set. Set aside to cool. Once cool enough to touch, lift brownie out onto bench. Wrap in plastic wrap. Place in airtight container. Stand for 1 day. Cut into even squares. Serve.
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