Amazing Chocolate Brownies

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I made chocolate brownies the other day from a recipe I found on Cake in the Country’s fab blog. I did cheat a bit and only used 3 eggs instead of 4, drinking chocolate instead of cocoa and vanilla essence instead of extract (sorry Sarah I know it’s ‘illegal’ in any good kitchen but mine is a bad kitchen šŸ˜‰ )

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This was the chocolate and butter melting. I was bold after this part. Not only did I not sift the dry ingredients I also just threw them in with the melted mixture. Life’s too short and it saves on washing up!

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This was the mixture ready to go into the oven. I think I had the oven too high (I keep forgetting it’s fan assisted) because the edges were a bit dry. Also I just used a loose bottomed (sounds like me!) cake tin. It’s a really easy recipe to make and I was delighted with the results. A word of warning though don’t eat them an hour before you go to bed, you’ll be dying with indigestion.

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7 thoughts on “Amazing Chocolate Brownies

  1. Clare says:

    Bold as brass as ever Val! all i can say is thank heavens my kitchen is a complete and utter tip at the mo… means I have no room to even contemplate baking this heavenly delight! LOL here’s another recipe for you to be trying out… after i read your blog i found myself here and have given my core muscles a good laughter workout while reading it.
    http://whiskeyintheam.wordpress.com/2012/10/18/cake-is-a-food-group-right/

    Keep sharing chick, you’ve brightened yet another bleary Sunday!

  2. Sarah says:

    Hey Val. Its not fair to post such gorgeous looking chocolate brownies .. topped with cream .. and me with not a scrap of chocolate or cream or even a biscuit in the house to satisfy the craving.. caused by said chocolate brownie… ah well, I just had a breakfast roll so at least I was able to equal yours in fat content!

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