Baking Scrummy Brownies

Baking Scrummy Brownies

Making brownies is a common occurrence in our house. 

Need to take cakes to work… brownies. 

Need to make some cakes for a party … brownies. 

Rainy Sunday … brownies.

Everyone in my house likes brownies. 

Even a few days old they are perfect heated up and served with some vanilla ice-cream (Green and Black’s vanilla is my personal preference.  Or Bailey’s Häagan Dazs if it is Christmas!).

I make these so often I have them done in around 15 mins and popped in the oven.  Although I know all the ingredients off by heart.  So why not give it a go?

What you need to make Brownies:

  • Sugar – 300g
  • Flour – 130g
  • Dark Chocolate – 200 g
  • Butter – 175g
  • 3 Eggs

Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 3, or 170 degrees C. 

Brownies

How to Make Brownies

Melt the Butter and chocolate.  If you are doing it the right way you will melt it slowly over a pan filled with hot water.  I will admit though, I just pop it in the microwave for speed!

Mix the butter and chocolate in with the sugar.  Then sift in the flour and mix together.  Once combined add in the 3 eggs.  It will give it a oily consistency.

Then pop in a long flat dish.  I tend to line it with baking paper, however if you don’t have any to hand grease with butter instead.

Pop in the oven for 30-35 minutes, until the top is starting to crack. I personally like my brownies a little gooey so I don’t like to leave them in too long.

That is it, really very simple.  If I am pushing the boat out I sometimes add a little extra into the mixture – white chocolate buttons chopped up, chocolate orange pieces or even a little bit of chilli makes a nice change.

Why not give it a try this weekend and let me know how you get on?  I would love to know what you think.

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15 Comments

  1. 20th September 2017 / 3:30 pm

    Ooh, these look soooooo tasty! I love to bake, but when I make brownies they never turn out right 🙁

    Louise x

  2. cvnxena
    20th September 2017 / 11:47 am

    yes, yes, yes these look amazing! we are big brownie lovers so will have to give these a try!

  3. 20th September 2017 / 12:27 am

    Yum yum yum! These look gorgeous! I may need to try this recipe soon xx

  4. 20th September 2017 / 12:25 am

    Yum yum yum! These look gorgeous, I may need to try this recipe xx

  5. jennifuchs
    19th September 2017 / 1:08 pm

    These look yummy. Time for some brownie baking, me thinks.

  6. 19th September 2017 / 12:23 pm

    These look lovely, I never make brownies I really should as my children love them x

  7. 19th September 2017 / 10:05 am

    Oh wow, these look amazing. Now Sebby is back at school FT I intend to start baking again

  8. 19th September 2017 / 8:55 am

    Delicious! We love a good brownie in our house, too! You can’t really go wrong with them, can you? Pinned x

  9. 19th September 2017 / 2:38 am

    Oh wow those look so good! I love brownies! Now I’m in the mood to bake some lol!

  10. 18th September 2017 / 11:03 pm

    I am yet to make brownies but I do love munching on them, thanks for this simple and easy recipe I will give it a try.

  11. 18th September 2017 / 10:09 pm

    Ooh these do look delicious! I’m gluten free but GF flour is easy to come by, I love brownies!

  12. 18th September 2017 / 7:16 pm

    Love baking brownies and actually it’s so simple there’s really no excuse not to bake them – off to Pin this for later!

  13. 18th September 2017 / 4:14 pm

    Coincidentally, I just baked brownies over the weekend! Yours looks delicious 🙂 Will try out your recipe. MIne had too many eggs. x

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