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Chocolate brownie cake

Chocolate brownie cake

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(364 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

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 175g caster sugar
  • 75g light brown or muscovado sugar
  • 125g chocolate (plain or milk)
    Chocolate

    Chocolate

    chok-let

    Chocolate as we know it in pressed

  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
    Golden syrup

    Golden syrup

    goal-dun sir-rup

    Golden syrup is a clear, sparkling, golden-amber coloured, sweet

  • 2 eggs
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

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

    Baking powder

    bay-king pow-dah

    Baking powder is a raising agent that is commonly used in cake-making. It is made from an alkali…

  • 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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micheldee
15th Apr, 2012
5.05
All I can say is PERFECT !!!
bimbobaby
11th Apr, 2012
5.05
This is lovely. I made it gluten free by using gluten free flour, gluten free chocolate and gluten free baking powder and turned out perfect. Really tasty. Served with double cream. Will make this again and again so easy!!!!
webcharger
25th Mar, 2012
5.05
Made this Brownie now 3 times in 2 weeks.. My wife is an expert when dealing with Brownie and she said it's right up there with the best. Now my wife is making it. Good times
missis
18th Mar, 2012
5.05
Oh my word. Very, very, nice. Oh my.
buffduffdan
17th Mar, 2012
4.05
Very nice recipe. The cake turned out very well and was delicious with a bit of cream on the side. The only reason I'm giving it 4 instead of 5 is because it's very sickly and just a small piece was definitely enough!
lisajo29
17th Mar, 2012
5.05
Delicious, moist and slightly crunchy on the outside. Like previous comments mine sunk toward the end but that didn't make any difference to the taste. Served with M&S Madagascan vanilla cream, absolutely divine, next time will try with hot custard. This will definitely be one to make on a regular basis.
joocridland
6th Mar, 2012
5.05
Heaven! I baked it in a loaf tin and cooked it for a bit longer as it was a deeper cake but it tasted FABULOUS particularly with double cream.
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stephaniepebrocq
2nd Mar, 2012
2.05
I don't know what I did wrong but my cake remained very flat and although it tasted nice it was extremely chewy and a bit too sweet for my teeth! I am disappointed by this recipe...
audsie
18th Feb, 2012
5.05
Followed the recipe exactly and it turned out gorgeous. No sinking and it tastes delicious!
nixipix73
14th Feb, 2012
5.05
A brilliant recipe, really easy to make and almost fool proof. The kids love it. I baked it for about 40 minutes and as I have a fan oven put the temp to about 150, it came out just right, crispy on the outside and still a bit gooey on the inside.

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