When Only the Good Stuff Will Do. Two simple & scrumptious chocolate brownie recipes.

Oct 16, 2016 by Lou Category: Pilates 0 comments

For those days when you can’t beat the cravings, our two favourite chocolate brownie recipes hit the spot every time.

For instant gratification… Microwave Brownies!

You’ll need:

150g butter

150-200g sugar

65g cocoa powder

2 eggs

100g plain flour

1tsp vanilla essence (optional)

How to enjoy:

  1. Melt butter in microwave.
  2. Add sugar, cocoa and vanilla (if using). Mix well.
  3. Add eggs. Mix in gently.
  4. Add flour. Mix well.
  5. Grease a microwave safe dish.
  6. Pour in the brownie mix.
  7. Microwave on high for 4-6 minutes.
  8. Leave to cool for 10 minutes
  9. Tuck in!


For those without a microwave or a little more time – Oven Brownies!

You’ll need:

200g butter

200-250g sugar

45g cocoa powder

3 eggs

75g plain flour

2tsp vanilla essence

120g nuts (optional – walnuts, pecans & almonds work well)

How to enjoy:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180C.
  2. Beat eggs & vanilla together. Set aside.
  3. Melt butter.
  4. Whisk in cocoa.
  5. Add sugar. Mix well.
  6. Add beaten eggs & vanilla. Mix well.
  7. Add flour. Mix well.
  8. Fold in nuts if using.
  9. Line a baking dish with foil & lightly grease.
  10. Pour brownie mix into baking dish.
  11. Bake for 20 minutes.
  12. Leave to cool for 5 minutes.
  13. Tuck in!


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