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Gooey Chocolate Brownies

Submitted by Evi Atkinson
This recipe is in categories Baking, Desserts
About this recipe
Healthiness : (82 votes)
Difficulty:  2 out of 5 difficulty
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Number of servings: 12 greedy/ 18 stingy-its worth making such large portions because these brownies always disappear surprisingly quickly
Serving suggestions: Works well with double cream/chocolate or vanilla ice cream


These are very rich and not the healthiest option, however a little treat now and then is fine!
Ingredients
  • 200g (8oz) Butter (preferably unsalted)
  • 200g (8oz) Plain chocolate
  • 600g (21oz) Caster sugar
  • 30ml (2 tablespoons) Vanilla extract
  • 4 Large eggs
  • 250g (10oz) Plain flour
  • 80g (3oz) Chopped nuts (optional)
  • 50g (2oz)Raisins (optional)
  • 30ml (2 tablespoons) Cocoa powder
  • a pinch of salt
Equipment
  • Weighing Scales
  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Saucepan
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Baking Tray
  • Greaseproof Paper
  • Skewer
Making and cooking it
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  1. Line a 20cm x 30cm (8" x 12") tin with baking parchment/greaseproof paper
  2. Preheat the oven to 160°C/310°f/Gas Mark 2/3
  3. Melt the butter and chocolate in a large bowl over a saucepan of simmering water
  4. Stir the sugar, salt and vanilla into the melted chocolate
  5. Make a well and mix in the eggs one at a time
  6. Add flour, cocoa powder, chopped nuts and raisins
  7. Pour the gloopy mixture into the lined tray and place in the oven
  8. Take out after approx. 40 minutes- to check that the brownies have cooked put a skewer through the middle- it should come out clean
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Name: Lilley 28th June 2014
they were yuck!!!!!!!!
Name: Michilin CHief 6th June 2013
they were sticky assssssssss, thanks
Name: Sarah Roberts 7th January 2013
Is it the same temperature for a fan assisted oven? Thanks. OK, we don't have a fan oven but having asked around we are told that if you are using a fan oven reduce the cooking temperature by 20C less than the recipe states and keep the same cooking time. We can't promise this but hope the advice helps. The Cookit Team
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