Friday, 4 January 2013

Cherry & Chestnut Brownies

Recipe from Jamie Oliver

Cherry & Chestnut Brownies

Ingredients:175g unsalted butter
200g dark chocolate, broken

75g dried cherries
75g roasted chestnuts, chopped
100g plain flour, sifted
75g cocoa powder, sifted
1tsp baking powder
300g golden caster sugar
4 eggs
icing sugar, for dusting
crème fr
aîche, to serve
zest of one orange, to serve


1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/mark 4. Grease and line a 20x30cm pan.
2. Place the butter and chocolate into a heatproof bowl over a simmering pan of water and heat until completely melted. Remove from the heat and stir in the cherries and chestnuts.
3. Fold in the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and sugar into the melted chocolate mixture and once combined, beat in the eggs.

4. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until set around the edges and top but a little squidgy inside. Leave to cool on a wire rack before dusting with icing sugar and serving with crème fraiche and orange zest.

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