Recipe: Chocolate Brownie


Chocolate brownie. THE ultimate sweet treat for friends or family. Here's is our original recipe from the early days of SORTEDfood which is perfect for beginners and cooking with kids. Dense, chocolatey and rich. Don't forget the smarties...


  • 140 g butter
  • 200 g dark chocolate
  • 225 g caster sugar
  • 60 g cocoa
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs
  • 60 g plain flour
  • 1 handful 'After Eight' mints
  • 1 handful peanut M&Ms
  • 1 handful glacé cherries
  • 1 handful chopped toasted hazelnuts
  • 1 handful pecan nuts
  • 1 handful white choc chips
  • 1 handful raspberries
Melt the Chocolate Mix

Step 1

Melt The Chocolate Mix

Weigh the butter, sugar and chocolate into a microwaveable bowl and nuke for 2 minutes or so, stirring occasionally until the mixture has melted.

Preheat the Oven

Step 2

Preheat The Oven

Preheat the oven to 175°C.

Add the Eggs

Step 3

Add The Eggs

Line a 20x20cm baking tin with greaseproof paper, or use a silicon mould. Crack in the eggs and vanilla essence and beat until smooth and glossy.

Add the Cocoa & Flour

Step 4

Add The Cocoa & Flour

Sieve the cocoa and flour into the melted chocolate mix and beat well. Pour into the mould and shake the tin to level out the mix.

Decorate and Bake!

Step 5

Decorate And Bake!

Arrange plenty of each filling into separate corners of the brownie mix (so each quarter of the brownie tin has a different flavoured brownie) and poke them in so that are partially buried. Bake for 30 mins then remove from the oven and allow to cool fully in the tin.

Serve 'em!

Step 6

Serve 'em!

Remove and cut into chunks before sharing, making sure people get a slice of their favourite or a little bit of each ;) Makes 12 brownies

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