27 October 2011

Earthy Spiced Brownies

♬ Still on Diwali Tunes..

 'Aarti' By Sadhna Sargam
'Deepavali Manayi Suhani' By Asha Bhosle
'Aai Ab Kai Sal Diwali' By Lata Mangeshkar
'Lakhon Tare' By Lata Mangeshkar and Mukesh
'Raghupati Raghav' By Alka Yagnik and Shankar Mahadevan

Celebrate day 2 of Diwali and offer these to friends and family: the clove and cinnamon marry perfectly and these are heavenly eaten straight out the oven!

Makes 16 in a medium roasting or brownie tray.


300g dark chocolate (70% minimum cocoa solids)
250g dark muscovado sugar
1 tsp baking powder
60g plain flour
3 large eggs
1 large egg yolk
1 tsp ground cloves
1tsp ground cinnamon
20g chopped brazil nuts
50g cocoa powder
250g unsalted butter


Preheat oven 80°c, line a medium roasting dish or a brownie tray with greaseproof paper.

: Melt the butter and chocolate in a bowl over boiling water.
: Whisk the sugar and eggs.
: Pour the melted chocolate and butter in the egg mixture.
Sieve the flour, baking powder, cocoa, cloves, cinnamon over the top.
: Fold in the nuts, stir until all combined and pour in the dish.
: Increase temperature to 180°c and bake for 22 minutes.

< Great to eat warm or refrigerate, and once ready to serve bring up to room temperature.

Favourite Song:

ê 'Aarti' By Sadhna Sargham