Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Super Easy Chocolate Brownies

Don't you love it when there are only two directions in a recipe and it still comes out tasting great?

I found this chocolate brownie recipe and "Nan's Brownies" has now become one of my go to recipes - not only is it easy to make but I'm likely to have all the ingredients on hand - especially as it uses cocoa instead of cooking chocolate. These are great straight from the oven or if they're cold, reheating for a few seconds in the microwave to make them fudgy in the middle again. And if you're feeling like pudding, I'm sure you could serve with cream or ice cream too ;)

Super Easy Chocolate Brownies

4 oz butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup cocoa
2 eggs
2/3 cup self raising flour
1 TBSP vanilla essence
1/2 cup nuts (optional)

Directions
1. Melt the butter and add the rest of ingredients in the order listed.
2. Pour into a greased pan and bake in a moderate oven (180C) for 25-30 mins.

8 comments:

  1. Much easier than my recipe (which has cooking chocolate AND chocolate chips!) and in the oven for an hour!

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  2. Hi Nic
    Will try this with Gian tonight and tell you what we think. Chris is cooking dinner whilst G and I make dessert. Last time we did this we really enjoyed it - nice family thing to do.

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  3. Your Culiverter is really handy!
    Just converted the oz to grams for the butter. (What the heck is 4oz of butter??)

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  4. The Verdict!
    It wasn’t gooey on inside, probably because chicken was cooking in oven prior. It was still very yummy and very chocolatey - Chris loved it especially ie he made lots of appreciative noises haha It’s a keeper! =)

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  5. Sarah-Jane RuthwellMay 9, 2010 at 3:56 AM

    Well my mixture is in the oven, Will see in half an hour if I did it right :) I know it is such a simpl recipe but my cooking is not the best even when following instructions :)

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  6. I have made these, my son has made these now my daughter is going to have a go. Delicious every time.
    Thank You
    Dee

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  7. Hiya
    Lost the printout of this so come back to yr blog to print off. Chris is craving choc brownie - guess I'll make it cos its Fathers Day lol! I like the Feedjit feature - interesting to see who visits yr blog.
    thx!
    Sis Julia

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  8. eh ... the live feed thingy says I'm from Porirua, Wgtn! Close enough I guess LOL!
    Julia, Auckland.

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