• Ingredients: 16
  • Serves: 24
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Bake: 30 mins
  • Level: easy

Brownies with cherries with plain chocolate (70% cocoa), butter (unsalted), unrefined golden caster sugar, unrefined dark muscovado sugar, egg(s) (free range), egg yolk(s) (free range), almonds (ground), salt, plain white flour, baking powder, milk chocolate, white chocolate, dark chocolate, butter (unsalted), unrefined golden icing sugar, cherries. To make this brownies with cherries for 24 persons you will need 10 mins for preparation and 30 mins for baking.

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Step 1Preheat the oven to 190°C (170°C fan, 375°F, gas mark 5). Grease and baseline a 30 x 19 x 4 cm.
  2. Step 2Place the chocolate and butter in a bowl. Rest the bowl over a pan of gently simmering water. Do not let the bowl touch the water. Leave until the chocolate and butter is melted, stirring occasionally to mix.

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  3. Step 3Remove the bowl from the heat and add the sugars. Stir until well combined. Leave to cool for 5 minutes.

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  4. Step 4Add the eggs and egg yolk one by one, beating well after each egg. You should have a dark glossy mixture.

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  5. Step 5Add the ground almonds, salt, flour, baking powder and chocolate chunks. Using a metal tablespoon fold in gently, in a figure of eight movement. Do not over mix.

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  6. Step 6Pour the mix into the tin and bake for 20-25 minutes or until set with still a little movement left in the middle. A skewer should be inserted in the middle of the brownies and when remove should be clean but with a few moist crumbs sticking to it.
  7. Step 7Leave in the tin to cool. When cooled cut into squares.
  8. Step 8To make the chocolate icing, place the chocolate and butter in a large bowl set oven a pan of simmering water. Heat gently, do not let the water boil rapidly and touch the bottom of the bowl. Heat and stir until the chocolate and better are melted. Remove from the pan and beat in the icing sugar until smooth. Pipe or spoon over the brownie squares and serve with a fresh cherry or raspberries.

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