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

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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