Chocolate brownie cake

Chocolate brownie cake

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Cooking time

Prep: 15 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 6 - 8

Get kids cooking at the weekend by baking this yummy brownie cake, much better than shop bought

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving (6)

kcalories
500
protein
5g
carbs
73g
fat
23g
saturates
13g
fibre
1g
sugar
59g
salt
0.5g

Ingredients

  • 100g butter
  • 175g caster sugar
  • 75g light brown or muscovado sugar
  • 125g chocolate (plain or milk)
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract /essence
  • 100g plain flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Grease and line a 20cm cake tin.
  2. Place the butter, caster sugar, brown sugar, chocolate and golden syrup in the pan and melt gently on a low heat until it is smooth and lump-free.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat.
  4. Break the eggs into the bowl and whisk with the fork until light and frothy. 5 Add the eggs, vanilla extract or essence, flour, baking powder and cocoa powder to the chocolate mixture and mix thoroughly.
  5. Put the mixture into the greased and lined cake tin and place on the middle shelf of the oven. Bake for 25-30 mins.
  6. Remove and allow to cool for 20-30 mins before cutting into wedges and serving.
  7. Serve with cream or ice cream and plenty of fresh fruit.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2007

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suebhart's picture
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This is simply gorgeous. Crunchy on the outside and deliciously gooey on the inside - I make this every couple of weeks and everybody loves it - family and friends just can't get enough of it and it never last very long. A real winner for choccie lovers.

nafarros's picture
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Oops, I forgot the stars.

nafarros's picture
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This is simply divine....crunchy on the outside and gooey on the inside. I didn't have the fruit to go with it, so made a raspberry coulis and the combination was great. I'll certainly make this one again.

shazali's picture
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I added some walnuts to the mixture. Think it definitely needed them. But brownies were so yummy!! Served with ice cream. Delicious!

islacastle12's picture
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I made this for my family on the weekend and it went down a treat, they really lapped them up! So moist, beautifully flavoured and so easy! Massive 5 star! :D

islacastle12's picture
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I made these on the weekend for my family and they went down a treat, they really lapped them up! So moist, beautifully flavoured and so easy! Massive 5 star! :D

islacastle12's picture
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I made these on the weekend for my family and they went down a treat, they really lapped them up. So moist, beautifully flavoured and so easy! Definitely recommend these. Massive 5 star! :D

ronnie2510's picture

i followed the recipe to the letter.. and this was the best brownie cake i have made.. and i have made a few in my time...it didn't even have time to cool. i was beating the family back with a big stick.. 10 out of 10..xx

ezramatthew's picture
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sorry forgot to rate!

ezramatthew's picture
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Really easy to make and v yummy!

juliebird2004's picture
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Made this for work but nearly kept it for home as it was so nice! Easy to make and tastes out of this world. Fantastic warm and out of the oven for a pudding (would be nice with vanilla ice cream) but works equally well once cold. Will be making again (and again...)

nursekat's picture
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I'm new to baking & found this recipe really easy to follow with great results!!

maude123cat's picture
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So easy to follow and the brownies were delicious!! Will make again

dawnscanlon's picture
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Gorgeous!! Easy to make. I added chopped hazelnuts and almonds to the top for extra crunch/texture! Highly recommend. Easy to make with children too (with adult supervision).

jpickers's picture
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Fab! Just the right combination of crispy, chewy and gooey.

stonefruit's picture
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Very good.

western's picture

Made it twice today and both times it collapsed and was overcooked arrgghh. xx. Can anyone advise where I went wrong. Followed instructions to the letter. xx

kmcunliffe's picture
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Awful! Stuck to the grease proof and really chewy and gooey. Would not recommend.

caveywavey's picture
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Made this twice- square and round and the square version was considerably drier as thinner. Really great easy cake to make though and covered the round one with melted milk chocolate and it was the dream cake for a 4 year old!

katearbon's picture
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I love this recipe, its best eaten when warm and served with ice cream :) would defiantly recommend :)

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