Chocolate Brownie

Difficulty - Easy
Prep time - 15 minutes
Cook time - 45 minutes
Serves - 10 for dessert
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Chocolate Brownie

Who can go past a chewy, crunchy chocolate brownie? This is a straightforward recipe with the option to go a little heavy on the chocolate if you choose. Serve as is or with a blob of EASIYO yoghurt on the side if you need to cut through that chocolaty goodness.

Tips with Butter

When it comes time to add dots of butter to pies and casseroles, use a vegetable peeler and a frozen stick of butter. It’s much less messy!

Ingredients

200g Westgold butter
2 cups caster sugar
2 tsps vanilla
4 eggs
3/4 cup cocoa
Just under 3/4 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder 
200g chocolate chips (more is ok)

Method

Heat your oven up to 150°c and grease and line a 20 cm x 30 cm dish. Either a lasagne dish or a metal tin both work fine (any smaller and you could end up with a taller brownie).

Melt the butter, the stir in the caster sugar, vanilla, eggs, and cocoa. This will result in a smooth paste. Add in the flour, baking powder, and chocolate chips of any variety and stir until combined.  Place the mixture in a dish, then cook until it has formed a crust on top, and skewer still comes out with a little mixture on it. Make sure the mixture doesn't 'wobble' when you shake it horizontally (gentally). It should be firm in the pan.

Pull it out and let it set for a good few hours before you cut it into segments.

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