Chocolate brownie cake

Chocolate brownie cake

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(356 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins

Easy

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: per serving (6)

  • kcal500
  • fat23g
  • saturates13g
  • carbs73g
  • sugars59g
  • fibre1g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 100g butter
    Butter

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  • 175g caster sugar
  • 75g light brown or muscovado sugar
  • 125g chocolate (plain or milk)
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
  • 2 egg
    Eggs

    Egg

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  • 1 tsp vanilla extract /essence
  • 100g plain flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
    Baking powder

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  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder

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.

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littlelol
8th Apr, 2013
5.05
This went down a treat not only with my children but also myself who is a choc a holic!. So simple and quick to make on a second batch within 2 days!
stellacsg
6th Apr, 2013
5.05
Incredibly easy and quick to make. I made it several hours ahead and just warmed it in the microwave before serving with vanilla ice cream and fresh raspberries. Very rich but everyone loved it. A great recipe to use when you want a dessert that most people will love but you don't want or have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. [I did vary the recipe slightly by using raw caster sugar (as I had some in the pantry), dark chocolate and a tad less sugar in total (it was definitely sweet enough). Yum!]
stellacsg
6th Apr, 2013
5.05
Incredibly easy and quick to make. I made it several hours ahead and just warmed it in the microwave before serving with vanilla ice cream and fresh raspberries. Very rich but everyone loved it. A great recipe to use when you want a dessert that most people will love but you don't want or have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. [I did vary the recipe slightly by using raw caster sugar (as I had some in the pantry), dark chocolate and a tad less sugar in total (it was definitely sweet enough). Yum!]
002889
6th Apr, 2013
4.05
Delicious; ended up eating 3 slices, as it leaves you wanting more! Could possibly been slightly chocolatier and less sweet, but was still yummy.
tarynx77
27th Mar, 2013
5.05
Made this into individual cakes, split the mix between 12 muffin cases and baked for 15 mins, works a treat. Still have the crispy outside with the gooey centre, the gooey centre causes the middle of the cakes to sink. Tastes great!
alexeiwebster
25th Mar, 2013
5.05
So easy and delicious! A family favourite for Sunday lunch!
jacquisamob
24th Mar, 2013
5.05
I forgot to add that I'd read some reviews from people who said they had difficulty removing the cake from the tin. I used a silicone mould and, once cooled, the cake came out very easily ....
jacquisamob
24th Mar, 2013
5.05
I'm not a chocolate lover by any means and made this for my husband & kids but I can't stop eating it..! It's absolutely gorgeous and I will never buy another. I can't believe how quick and easy it is to make. I will be making one & storing it in a tub in readiness for a long plane journey next week....
kyleekins
24th Mar, 2013
5.05
This is by far my boyfriends most requested baking dish. I find in my oven cooking it for exactly 25 mins yields the right amount of squidgy-ness. Really good for a dinner party served warm with vanilla icecream and fresh raspberries.
adythecook
20th Mar, 2013
5.05
Had to make this again at family's request as other lot has gone, This is a very good recipe for young ones to do.

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